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.

Dog Friendly Beach?

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 54 beaches in Pembrokeshire, or check our list of Pembrokeshire Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Place Category: Beaches

Newport Sands 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.

Newport Sands Beach 7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 15.1℃ to 18.6℃ with wind speed 6.6 m/sec (NE)
Wednesday, Jun 07clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 9.8℃ to 12.1℃ with wind speed 4.4 m/sec (E)
Thursday, Jun 08fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 11.9℃ to 14.4℃ with wind speed 5.5 m/sec (ESE)
Friday, Jun 09partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 11.3℃ to 13.2℃ with wind speed 6 m/sec (E)
Saturday, Jun 10rainshowers_night
Expect a temp in the range 14.4℃ to 17.8℃ with wind speed 5.9 m/sec (ESE)
Sunday, Jun 11cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 15.2℃ to 16.6℃ with wind speed 1.9 m/sec (SSW)
Monday, Jun 12fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 12.4℃ to 15.2℃ with wind speed 1.4 m/sec (NW)

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, helping you to plan the best time to visit Newport Sands Beach. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Tue 06 Jun
   Low Tide at 02:53 (Height 0.91m)
   High Tide at 08:33 (Height 4.60m)
   Low Tide at 15:07 (Height 1.07m)
   High Tide at 20:55 (Height 4.73m)
Wed 07 Jun
   Low Tide at 03:41 (Height 0.95m)
   High Tide at 09:21 (Height 4.45m)
   Low Tide at 15:53 (Height 1.20m)
   High Tide at 21:44 (Height 4.63m)
Thu 08 Jun
   Low Tide at 04:33 (Height 1.05m)
   High Tide at 10:13 (Height 4.24m)
   Low Tide at 16:42 (Height 1.37m)
   High Tide at 22:37 (Height 4.48m)
Fri 09 Jun
   Low Tide at 05:29 (Height 1.19m)
   High Tide at 11:10 (Height 4.02m)
   Low Tide at 17:38 (Height 1.53m)
   High Tide at 23:36 (Height 4.31m)
Sat 10 Jun
   Low Tide at 06:32 (Height 1.32m)
   High Tide at 12:12 (Height 3.82m)
   Low Tide at 18:43 (Height 1.66m)
Sun 11 Jun
   High Tide at 00:39 (Height 4.18m)
   Low Tide at 07:40 (Height 1.42m)
   High Tide at 13:19 (Height 3.71m)
   Low Tide at 19:55 (Height 1.71m)
Mon 12 Jun
   High Tide at 01:46 (Height 4.10m)
   Low Tide at 08:47 (Height 1.45m)
   High Tide at 14:27 (Height 3.70m)
   Low Tide at 21:06 (Height 1.68m)

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