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

    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 and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

    Whitesands Beach has dog restrictions. Whitesands beach has a dog ban from 1st May to 30th September.

    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.

  • 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.
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  • Weather


    7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain throughout the week, with high temperatures bottoming out at 8°C on Thursday.

    Today's Forecast
     Light rain overnight.
     
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       57%  95%   20 mph
      8:20 am    4:11 pm
    Wednesday, Dec 12th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy starting in the evening.
     
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       89%  89%   18 mph
      8:21 am    4:11 pm

    Thursday, Dec 13th
     Windy until afternoon and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       67%  91%   28 mph
      8:22 am    4:11 pm
    Friday, Dec 14th
     Overcast throughout the day and windy until afternoon.
     
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       42%  89%   23 mph
      8:22 am    4:11 pm

    Saturday, Dec 15th
     Dangerously windy throughout the day and light rain until afternoon.
     
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       91%  85%   32 mph
      8:23 am    4:11 pm
    Sunday, Dec 16th
     Windy in the morning and rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
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       87%  78%   25 mph
      8:24 am    4:11 pm

    Monday, Dec 17th
     Light rain in the afternoon and overnight and dangerously windy starting in the afternoon.
     
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    11
       87%  70%   20 mph
      8:25 am    4:11 pm
    Tuesday, Dec 18th
     Windy until afternoon and foggy overnight.
     
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       94%  76%   24 mph
      8:26 am    4:12 pm

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