Whitesands Beach

Whitesands beach, Whitesands Bay, Porth Mawr, St Davids, Pembrokeshire

Place Category: Beaches

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  • Whitesands beach is one of the most popular sandy beaches in Pembrokeshire, and this west facing beach is also known as Porth Mawr.

    In the summer it can get quite crowded on both the beach and in the water.  To help swimming and surfing areas marked by lifeguard flags during the season.

    Good coast path walks from car park.

    Whitesands Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.

    Whitesands Beach has dog restrictions. There is a complete dog ban on this beach from 1st May to 30th September and boat by-laws apply.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 7 beaches around St Davids, 54 beaches in Pembrokeshire, or check our list of Pembrokeshire Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Whitesands Beach 7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain tomorrow through next Saturday, with temperatures peaking at 17°C on Wednesday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    14
    -> 
    17
       6%  86%   20 mph
      7:10 am    7:19 pm
    Sunday, Sep 24th
     Light rain in the morning.
     
    13
    -> 
    16
       25%  88%   5 mph
      7:11 am    7:17 pm

    Monday, Sep 25th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    12
    -> 
    15
       8%  69%   7 mph
      7:13 am    7:14 pm
    Tuesday, Sep 26th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    12
    -> 
    15
       13%  77%   7 mph
      7:15 am    7:12 pm

    Wednesday, Sep 27th
     Rain and windy starting in the afternoon.
     
    14
    -> 
    17
       46%  99%   23 mph
      7:16 am    7:10 pm
    Thursday, Sep 28th
     Light rain and breezy in the morning.
     
    14
    -> 
    16
       38%  63%   17 mph
      7:18 am    7:07 pm

    Friday, Sep 29th
     Light rain in the morning and overnight.
     
    13
    -> 
    17
       22%  72%   19 mph
      7:20 am    7:05 pm
    Saturday, Sep 30th
     Light rain in the morning.
     
    12
    -> 
    15
       42%  100%   9 mph
      7:21 am    7:03 pm

  • Whitesands Beach Tide Times

     

  • Whitesands 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.
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