Newport Sands is in Cardigan Bay, facing the Irish Sea and is also known as Traethmawr. This 1.5 km beach is a broad, long, flat, sand dune backed beach at the mouth of the River Nevern. At low tide you can wade across the river to Parrog.
The cliffs to the north are designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest.
Very popular with all kinds of watersports.
Facilities include a car park, toilets, cafe and seasonal lifeguards.
Newport Sands Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.
Newport Sands Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
- 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.
Our weather forecast for Fishguard in Pembrokeshire
Today (Saturday, Jan 16)
Expect a temperature in the range 7.5℃ to 8.8℃ with a wind speed 6.5 m/sec (WNW)
Sunday, Jan 17
Expect a temperature in the range 5.4℃ to 6.6℃ with a wind speed 7.1 m/sec (WNW)
Monday, Jan 18
Expect a temperature in the range 5.8℃ to 6.4℃ with a wind speed 3.1 m/sec (WSW)
Tuesday, Jan 19
Expect a temperature in the range 10.2℃ to 10.6℃ with a wind speed 8.1 m/sec (WSW)
Wednesday, Jan 20
Expect a temperature in the range 10℃ to 10.4℃ with a wind speed 8.2 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Jan 21
Expect a temperature in the range 4.1℃ to 4.6℃ with a wind speed 8.9 m/sec (WNW)
Friday, Jan 22
Expect a temperature in the range 3.5℃ to 4.5℃ with a wind speed 4.6 m/sec (NW)
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Our tide forecast for Newport Sands Beach in Pembrokeshire.
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