Newport Sands Beach

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 is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
Newport Sands Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 7 beaches at Fishguard, 54 beaches in Pembrokeshire, or check our list of Pembrokeshire 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 16.6℃ to 19.2℃ with wind speed 6.6 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Aug 19
Expect a temp in the range 14.2℃ to 16.3℃ with wind speed 4.4 m/sec (WNW)
Saturday, Aug 20
Expect a temp in the range 15.9℃ to 16.3℃ with wind speed 4.7 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Aug 21
Expect a temp in the range 15.9℃ to 16.3℃ with wind speed 4.7 m/sec (SW)
Monday, Aug 22
Expect a temp in the range 18.1℃ to 18.6℃ with wind speed 6 m/sec (SSW)
Tuesday, Aug 23
Expect a temp in the range 14℃ to 15.8℃ with wind speed 3.5 m/sec (WNW)
Wednesday, Aug 24
Expect a temp in the range 16℃ to 17.3℃ with wind speed 5.1 m/sec (S)

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

Newport Sands Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Newport Sands Beach is at FISHGUARD 9.86 km (6.13 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.

Thu 18 Aug
   Low Tide at 05:40 (Height 1.47m)
   High Tide at 11:26 (Height 3.94m)
   Low Tide at 17:39 (Height 1.67m)
   High Tide at 23:50 (Height 4.00m)
Fri 19 Aug
   Low Tide at 06:11 (Height 1.80m)
   High Tide at 12:12 (Height 3.64m)
   Low Tide at 18:17 (Height 1.97m)
Sat 20 Aug
   High Tide at 00:40 (Height 3.63m)
   Low Tide at 06:55 (Height 2.06m)
   High Tide at 13:11 (Height 3.41m)
   Low Tide at 19:35 (Height 2.20m)
Sun 21 Aug
   High Tide at 01:50 (Height 3.36m)
   Low Tide at 08:18 (Height 2.21m)
   High Tide at 14:36 (Height 3.32m)
   Low Tide at 21:43 (Height 2.23m)
Mon 22 Aug
   High Tide at 03:24 (Height 3.29m)
   Low Tide at 09:58 (Height 2.18m)
   High Tide at 16:06 (Height 3.46m)
   Low Tide at 23:07 (Height 2.06m)
Tue 23 Aug
   High Tide at 04:43 (Height 3.45m)
   Low Tide at 11:06 (Height 2.01m)
   High Tide at 17:07 (Height 3.73m)
   Low Tide at 23:58 (Height 1.82m)
Wed 24 Aug
   High Tide at 05:35 (Height 3.69m)
   Low Tide at 11:53 (Height 1.79m)
   High Tide at 17:51 (Height 4.02m)

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