Cayton Bay Beach
Cayton Bay beach is an unspoilt and quiet bay located 5km south of Scarborough and a similar distance north of Filey.
The bay is a wide, sandy beach backed by cliffs, and one of the best surfing locations in North Yorkshire. The centre of the bay has a reef that creates a flat lagoon which is perfect for kayaking, Stand-Up Paddle Boarding and windsurfing.
If you don’t want to sit still then why not explore the remains of WWII fortifications or why not search for some fossils. Some of the cliffs and rocks were formed in the upper Jurassic period.
Facilities include seasonal lifeguards, parking, toilets, cafe/restaurant, shops all located in the local village.
Cayton Bay Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.
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Cayton Bay Beach Water Quality
- Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
- Good: generally good water quality
- Sufficient: meets minimum standards
- Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
7 Day Weather Forecast
Expect a temp in the range 0℃ to 6.5℃ with wind speed 5.3 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 1.1℃ to 4.7℃ with wind speed 5 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 1.6℃ to 4.2℃ with wind speed 7.2 m/sec (SW)
Expect a temp in the range 2℃ to 2.9℃ with wind speed 4.9 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 6.9℃ to 8.5℃ with wind speed 4.9 m/sec (SW)
Expect a temp in the range 2℃ to 3.8℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 2.1℃ to 4.5℃ with wind speed 5.8 m/sec (SSW)
Scarborough weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Cayton Bay Beach Tide Times
Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Cayton Bay Beach is at Scarborough 4.47 km (2.78 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.
High Tide at 05:13 (Height 5.17m)
Low Tide at 11:15 (Height 1.62m)
High Tide at 17:18 (Height 5.53m)
Low Tide at 23:51 (Height 1.24m)
High Tide at 05:45 (Height 5.24m)
Low Tide at 11:45 (Height 1.57m)
High Tide at 17:50 (Height 5.57m)
Low Tide at 00:20 (Height 1.23m)
High Tide at 06:18 (Height 5.27m)
Low Tide at 12:15 (Height 1.58m)
High Tide at 18:23 (Height 5.56m)
Low Tide at 00:51 (Height 1.28m)
High Tide at 06:52 (Height 5.27m)
Low Tide at 12:46 (Height 1.65m)
High Tide at 18:58 (Height 5.51m)
Low Tide at 01:22 (Height 1.40m)
High Tide at 07:29 (Height 5.21m)
Low Tide at 13:21 (Height 1.79m)
High Tide at 19:37 (Height 5.41m)
Low Tide at 01:57 (Height 1.57m)
High Tide at 08:09 (Height 5.09m)
Low Tide at 13:59 (Height 1.98m)
High Tide at 20:20 (Height 5.26m)
Low Tide at 02:38 (Height 1.81m)
High Tide at 08:54 (Height 4.93m)
Low Tide at 14:45 (Height 2.21m)
High Tide at 21:11 (Height 5.06m)
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