Whitesands Beach (Pembrokeshire)

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 no beaches around St Davids, 54 beaches in Pembrokeshire, or check our list of Pembrokeshire Dog Friendly Beaches.

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.

Our weather forecast for St Davids in Pembrokeshire

Today (Thursday, Feb 25)


Expect a temperature in the range 7.3℃ to 8.2℃ with a wind speed 7 m/sec (WSW)

Friday, Feb 26


Expect a temperature in the range 7.5℃ to 8.1℃ with a wind speed 2.9 m/sec (W)

Saturday, Feb 27


Expect a temperature in the range 8.1℃ to 8.2℃ with a wind speed 4.8 m/sec (SW)

Sunday, Feb 28


Expect a temperature in the range 4.7℃ to 6℃ with a wind speed 1.8 m/sec (ESE)

Monday, Mar 01


Expect a temperature in the range 6.1℃ to 7.3℃ with a wind speed 4 m/sec (E)

Tuesday, Mar 02


Expect a temperature in the range 7.4℃ to 8.4℃ with a wind speed 10.5 m/sec (SE)

Wednesday, Mar 03


Expect a temperature in the range 7.7℃ to 8.4℃ with a wind speed 3.8 m/sec (SE)

Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK


Tides

Our tide forecast for Whitesands Beach in Pembrokeshire.

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