Newport Sands beach, Newport, Pembrokeshire
  • Profile

    Newport Sands Beach Information

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

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 3 beaches around Newport, 54 beaches in Pembrokeshire, or check our list of Pembrokeshire Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality


    Beach Bathing 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.
  • Tides
  • Weather


    7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain today through Tuesday, with high temperatures falling to 6°C next Wednesday.

    Today's Forecast
     Light rain in the morning and overnight.
     
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       77%  70%   11 mph
      8:20 am    4:39 pm
    Thursday, Jan 17th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy in the morning.
     
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    7
       66%  76%   12 mph
      8:20 am    4:40 pm

    Friday, Jan 18th
     Light rain in the morning.
     
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    9
       80%  92%   16 mph
      8:19 am    4:42 pm
    Saturday, Jan 19th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.
     
    5
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    8
       74%  44%   7 mph
      8:18 am    4:44 pm

    Sunday, Jan 20th
     Mostly cloudy until afternoon.
     
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       0%  47%   7 mph
      8:16 am    4:45 pm
    Monday, Jan 21st
     Light rain and windy starting in the evening.
     
    4
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    8
       54%  54%   8 mph
      8:15 am    4:47 pm

    Tuesday, Jan 22nd
     Windy until evening and foggy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
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    7
       84%  74%   22 mph
      8:14 am    4:49 pm
    Wednesday, Jan 23rd
     Foggy starting in the evening.
     
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    6
       69%  71%   18 mph
      8:13 am    4:51 pm

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