Sandsend Beach

Sandsend beach is a sand and shingle beach situated on Yorkshire’s heritage coastline. The beach is at the North end of a stretch of beach that runs into Whitby sands.

A popular haunt with fossil collectors and fishing enthusiasts and an ideal location for the family.

You have car parking on the road behind the beach, cafe and toilets.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Sandsend Beach has dog restrictions.
Sandsend beach does not allow dogs during the summer.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 22 beaches in North Yorkshire, or check our list of North Yorkshire Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Sandsend Beach Water Quality

Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
  - 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 5.4℃ to 7℃ with wind speed 13.6 m/sec (W)
Wednesday, Feb 01partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.2℃ to 6℃ with wind speed 13 m/sec (W)
Thursday, Feb 02cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.2℃ to 8℃ with wind speed 7.7 m/sec (W)
Friday, Feb 03cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 8.4℃ to 8.9℃ with wind speed 9.8 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Feb 04partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 6.4℃ to 7.1℃ with wind speed 5.1 m/sec (SW)
Sunday, Feb 05clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 3.4℃ to 4.4℃ with wind speed 8.9 m/sec (WNW)
Monday, Feb 06cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 1.8℃ to 3.7℃ with wind speed 6.4 m/sec (WNW)

Whitby weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Sandsend Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Sandsend Beach is at Whitby 3.80 km (2.36 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Tue 31 Jan
   Low Tide at 05:49 (Height 2.29m)
   High Tide at 12:06 (Height 4.38m)
   Low Tide at 18:26 (Height 2.40m)
Wed 01 Feb
   High Tide at 00:38 (Height 4.47m)
   Low Tide at 07:07 (Height 2.33m)
   High Tide at 13:17 (Height 4.50m)
   Low Tide at 19:41 (Height 2.21m)
Thu 02 Feb
   High Tide at 01:48 (Height 4.56m)
   Low Tide at 08:07 (Height 2.23m)
   High Tide at 14:13 (Height 4.70m)
   Low Tide at 20:37 (Height 1.96m)
Fri 03 Feb
   High Tide at 02:42 (Height 4.71m)
   Low Tide at 08:53 (Height 2.08m)
   High Tide at 14:58 (Height 4.91m)
   Low Tide at 21:20 (Height 1.72m)
Sat 04 Feb
   High Tide at 03:24 (Height 4.87m)
   Low Tide at 09:31 (Height 1.92m)
   High Tide at 15:36 (Height 5.10m)
   Low Tide at 21:57 (Height 1.51m)
Sun 05 Feb
   High Tide at 04:00 (Height 5.00m)
   Low Tide at 10:05 (Height 1.77m)
   High Tide at 16:09 (Height 5.24m)
   Low Tide at 22:31 (Height 1.34m)
Mon 06 Feb
   High Tide at 04:33 (Height 5.10m)
   Low Tide at 10:36 (Height 1.64m)
   High Tide at 16:41 (Height 5.34m)
   Low Tide at 23:03 (Height 1.22m)

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