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.

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

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 7 beaches at Scarborough, 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 6.2℃ to 6.5℃ with wind speed 6.9 m/sec (ENE)
Tuesday, Dec 06cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5.2℃ to 6.5℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (NNE)
Wednesday, Dec 07rainshowers_night
Expect a temp in the range 3.3℃ to 4.2℃ with wind speed 6 m/sec (NNW)
Thursday, Dec 08fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 0.3℃ to 1.3℃ with wind speed 6.5 m/sec (NW)
Friday, Dec 09fair_night
Expect a temp in the range -1.9℃ to -0.3℃ with wind speed 2.5 m/sec (WNW)
Saturday, Dec 10clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range -3.1℃ to -2.7℃ with wind speed 2.3 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Dec 11cloudy
Expect a temp in the range -0.1℃ to 1.5℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (WSW)

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. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Mon 05 Dec
   High Tide at 01:42 (Height 5.36m)
   Low Tide at 08:21 (Height 1.41m)
   High Tide at 14:23 (Height 5.24m)
   Low Tide at 20:35 (Height 1.73m)
Tue 06 Dec
   High Tide at 02:29 (Height 5.44m)
   Low Tide at 09:03 (Height 1.39m)
   High Tide at 15:01 (Height 5.34m)
   Low Tide at 21:19 (Height 1.56m)
Wed 07 Dec
   High Tide at 03:12 (Height 5.46m)
   Low Tide at 09:40 (Height 1.43m)
   High Tide at 15:37 (Height 5.40m)
   Low Tide at 22:00 (Height 1.45m)
Thu 08 Dec
   High Tide at 03:53 (Height 5.42m)
   Low Tide at 10:15 (Height 1.50m)
   High Tide at 16:12 (Height 5.43m)
   Low Tide at 22:39 (Height 1.41m)
Fri 09 Dec
   High Tide at 04:33 (Height 5.34m)
   Low Tide at 10:48 (Height 1.61m)
   High Tide at 16:47 (Height 5.43m)
   Low Tide at 23:17 (Height 1.43m)
Sat 10 Dec
   High Tide at 05:12 (Height 5.22m)
   Low Tide at 11:19 (Height 1.72m)
   High Tide at 17:23 (Height 5.40m)
   Low Tide at 23:53 (Height 1.50m)
Sun 11 Dec
   High Tide at 05:51 (Height 5.08m)
   Low Tide at 11:50 (Height 1.85m)
   High Tide at 18:00 (Height 5.33m)

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