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.

7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 3.8℃ to 6.3℃ with wind speed 5.1 m/sec (S)
Tuesday, Feb 07fog
Expect a temp in the range 2.6℃ to 3.2℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (SSE)
Wednesday, Feb 08fog
Expect a temp in the range 2℃ to 3.2℃ with wind speed 4.9 m/sec (SSE)
Thursday, Feb 09partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 6℃ to 8.9℃ with wind speed 8.7 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Feb 10cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 3.9℃ to 5.6℃ with wind speed 2.6 m/sec (SSW)
Saturday, Feb 11cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.1℃ to 8.5℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Feb 12partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 3.9℃ to 4.9℃ with wind speed 2.7 m/sec (SE)

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.

Mon 06 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:54 (Height 1.25m)
   High Tide at 07:52 (Height 4.53m)
   Low Tide at 14:28 (Height 1.16m)
   High Tide at 20:10 (Height 4.34m)
Tue 07 Feb
   Low Tide at 02:25 (Height 1.15m)
   High Tide at 08:23 (Height 4.59m)
   Low Tide at 14:58 (Height 1.10m)
   High Tide at 20:41 (Height 4.36m)
Wed 08 Feb
   Low Tide at 02:57 (Height 1.09m)
   High Tide at 08:53 (Height 4.61m)
   Low Tide at 15:27 (Height 1.09m)
   High Tide at 21:10 (Height 4.35m)
Thu 09 Feb
   Low Tide at 03:28 (Height 1.10m)
   High Tide at 09:23 (Height 4.59m)
   Low Tide at 15:57 (Height 1.13m)
   High Tide at 21:40 (Height 4.30m)
Fri 10 Feb
   Low Tide at 03:59 (Height 1.16m)
   High Tide at 09:53 (Height 4.52m)
   Low Tide at 16:28 (Height 1.23m)
   High Tide at 22:11 (Height 4.20m)
Sat 11 Feb
   Low Tide at 04:30 (Height 1.29m)
   High Tide at 10:27 (Height 4.39m)
   Low Tide at 16:58 (Height 1.39m)
   High Tide at 22:47 (Height 4.05m)
Sun 12 Feb
   Low Tide at 05:01 (Height 1.47m)
   High Tide at 11:05 (Height 4.21m)
   Low Tide at 17:30 (Height 1.59m)
   High Tide at 23:28 (Height 3.86m)

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