Freshwater West Beach (aka Fresh West Beach)
Freshwater West (also known as Fresh West) Beach is near Castlemartin, within the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. The beach is a great unspoilt rural beach, approximately 1km across, with rock pools and backed by rolling sand dunes and marshland.
Freshwater West is a popular surfing beach due to its consistent Atlantic swells and strong waves and regularly hosts surfing tournaments.
As this is a remote beach with unspoilt views it is a popular filming location, such as 2010 Robin Hood starring Russell Crowe, Harry Potter films and BBC’s The Sarah Jane Adventures. Probably the most famous is that in Freshwater West sand dunes is the place where Dobby was buried in Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows and as such has become a bit of a pilgrimage for Harry Potter fans,
Car parking is available and you may be lucky and get an ice cream/food van.
Dog Friendly Beach?
We have no current information on dog restrictions for Freshwater West Beach.
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Freshwater West Beach Photos
Freshwater West Beach Water Quality
- 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 8.9℃ to 9.4℃ with wind speed 5.9 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 4.3℃ to 6.8℃ with wind speed 6.6 m/sec (NNE)
Expect a temp in the range 4.5℃ to 5.8℃ with wind speed 5.9 m/sec (SE)
Expect a temp in the range 5.6℃ to 6.9℃ with wind speed 3.6 m/sec (S)
Expect a temp in the range 4.4℃ to 5.1℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (ESE)
Expect a temp in the range 8.2℃ to 9℃ with wind speed 6.9 m/sec (SW)
Expect a temp in the range 0℃ to 1.4℃ with wind speed 2.4 m/sec (NE)
Pembroke weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Freshwater West Beach Tide Times
Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Freshwater West Beach is at MILFORD HAVEN 4.74 km (2.95 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.
High Tide at 05:38 (Height 6.18m)
Low Tide at 11:59 (Height 1.64m)
High Tide at 17:58 (Height 6.15m)
Low Tide at 00:08 (Height 1.55m)
High Tide at 06:15 (Height 6.42m)
Low Tide at 12:34 (Height 1.42m)
High Tide at 18:34 (Height 6.34m)
Low Tide at 00:42 (Height 1.36m)
High Tide at 06:48 (Height 6.58m)
Low Tide at 13:06 (Height 1.27m)
High Tide at 19:06 (Height 6.45m)
Low Tide at 01:13 (Height 1.22m)
High Tide at 07:19 (Height 6.67m)
Low Tide at 13:36 (Height 1.18m)
High Tide at 19:36 (Height 6.51m)
Low Tide at 01:44 (Height 1.15m)
High Tide at 07:50 (Height 6.71m)
Low Tide at 14:06 (Height 1.15m)
High Tide at 20:07 (Height 6.51m)
Low Tide at 02:15 (Height 1.15m)
High Tide at 08:20 (Height 6.68m)
Low Tide at 14:36 (Height 1.19m)
High Tide at 20:37 (Height 6.44m)
Low Tide at 02:46 (Height 1.23m)
High Tide at 08:50 (Height 6.58m)
Low Tide at 15:07 (Height 1.32m)
High Tide at 21:08 (Height 6.30m)
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