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.

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

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 5 beaches at Whitby, 22 beaches in North Yorkshire, or check our list of North Yorkshire Dog Friendly Beaches.

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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 16.1℃ to 17.1℃ with wind speed 3.2 m/sec (WNW)
Wednesday, Aug 17
Expect a temp in the range 13.6℃ to 14.1℃ with wind speed 7.4 m/sec (N)
Thursday, Aug 18
Expect a temp in the range 11.7℃ to 12.6℃ with wind speed 1.7 m/sec (S)
Friday, Aug 19
Expect a temp in the range 14.9℃ to 15.9℃ with wind speed 5.4 m/sec (SSW)
Saturday, Aug 20
Expect a temp in the range 11.2℃ to 12.4℃ with wind speed 5.1 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Aug 21
Expect a temp in the range 13.6℃ to 14.6℃ with wind speed 5.4 m/sec (SW)
Monday, Aug 22
Expect a temp in the range 18℃ to 19℃ with wind speed 7.5 m/sec (SW)

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.

Tue 16 Aug
   Low Tide at 01:33 (Height 1.27m)
   High Tide at 07:36 (Height 5.76m)
   Low Tide at 14:06 (Height 0.83m)
   High Tide at 20:14 (Height 5.25m)
Wed 17 Aug
   Low Tide at 02:11 (Height 1.48m)
   High Tide at 08:18 (Height 5.52m)
   Low Tide at 14:45 (Height 1.19m)
   High Tide at 20:56 (Height 4.99m)
Thu 18 Aug
   Low Tide at 02:51 (Height 1.75m)
   High Tide at 09:02 (Height 5.22m)
   Low Tide at 15:26 (Height 1.59m)
   High Tide at 21:40 (Height 4.73m)
Fri 19 Aug
   Low Tide at 03:36 (Height 2.04m)
   High Tide at 09:52 (Height 4.87m)
   Low Tide at 16:12 (Height 2.00m)
   High Tide at 22:32 (Height 4.50m)
Sat 20 Aug
   Low Tide at 04:33 (Height 2.33m)
   High Tide at 10:52 (Height 4.55m)
   Low Tide at 17:12 (Height 2.35m)
   High Tide at 23:35 (Height 4.35m)
Sun 21 Aug
   Low Tide at 05:51 (Height 2.51m)
   High Tide at 12:08 (Height 4.33m)
   Low Tide at 18:32 (Height 2.55m)
   High Tide at 00:52 (Height 4.33m)
Mon 22 Aug
   Low Tide at 07:24 (Height 2.47m)
   High Tide at 13:37 (Height 4.33m)
   Low Tide at 19:57 (Height 2.52m)

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