Scarborough South Bay Beach

Scarborough South Bay beach is a sandy, quiet beach ideal for families a castle situated on the cliff tops overlooking the beach

Scarborough is one of Yorkshire’s and the UK’s most traditional Victorian era coastal resort towns. The South Bay is the smaller of the two Scarborough beaches and often the one with more people.

Facilities include toilets, cafe/restaurants, beach huts, parking and Scarborough’s town facilities.

Scarborough South Bay Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Scarborough South Bay Beach has dog restrictions.
Scarborough South Bay has dog restrictions.

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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Scarborough South Bay 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 5.1℃ to 5.5℃ with wind speed 5.7 m/sec (NNE)
Saturday, Jan 28partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.1℃ to 2.5℃ with wind speed 4.4 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Jan 29partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.9℃ to 2.5℃ with wind speed 4.6 m/sec (W)
Monday, Jan 30fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.1℃ to 6.4℃ with wind speed 8.1 m/sec (W)
Tuesday, Jan 31partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.3℃ to 8.1℃ with wind speed 8.1 m/sec (WSW)
Wednesday, Feb 01fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 4℃ to 5℃ with wind speed 9.7 m/sec (W)
Thursday, Feb 02fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 2.3℃ to 2.7℃ with wind speed 7.4 m/sec (WNW)

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

Scarborough South Bay Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Scarborough South Bay Beach is at Scarborough 1.04 km (0.65 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Fri 27 Jan
   Low Tide at 02:06 (Height 1.01m)
   High Tide at 08:16 (Height 5.25m)
   Low Tide at 14:14 (Height 1.78m)
   High Tide at 20:26 (Height 5.56m)
Sat 28 Jan
   Low Tide at 02:53 (Height 1.36m)
   High Tide at 09:08 (Height 4.95m)
   Low Tide at 15:05 (Height 2.04m)
   High Tide at 21:22 (Height 5.24m)
Sun 29 Jan
   Low Tide at 03:46 (Height 1.73m)
   High Tide at 10:07 (Height 4.67m)
   Low Tide at 16:04 (Height 2.27m)
   High Tide at 22:26 (Height 4.94m)
Mon 30 Jan
   Low Tide at 04:49 (Height 2.06m)
   High Tide at 11:13 (Height 4.50m)
   Low Tide at 17:17 (Height 2.40m)
   High Tide at 23:36 (Height 4.73m)
Tue 31 Jan
   Low Tide at 06:05 (Height 2.26m)
   High Tide at 12:22 (Height 4.48m)
   Low Tide at 18:40 (Height 2.36m)
Wed 01 Feb
   High Tide at 00:45 (Height 4.63m)
   Low Tide at 07:20 (Height 2.31m)
   High Tide at 13:23 (Height 4.58m)
   Low Tide at 19:51 (Height 2.20m)
Thu 02 Feb
   High Tide at 01:47 (Height 4.65m)
   Low Tide at 08:17 (Height 2.26m)
   High Tide at 14:15 (Height 4.76m)
   Low Tide at 20:47 (Height 1.98m)

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