Tenby South Beach

The South beach at Tenby is roughly 2km of sand backed by sand dunes, The beach is one long stretch but the northern end is referred to as Castle Beach at St. Catherine’s Island and the southern end is Penally Beach at Giltar Point.

The South beach is less commercialised than Tenby’s North beach but still provides an excellent family beach. At low tide you have a massive expanse of beach but even at high tide plenty of beach space exists.

Facilities include parking, toilets (disables access), lifeguards in the summer and at the northern end several shops and and hire facilities.

Tenby South Beach is a Blue Flag Beach
Tenby South Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Tenby South Beach has dog restrictions.
Tenby South beach has dog restrictions between 1st May and 30th September

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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Tenby South 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.

Tenby South Beach 7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 10.2℃ to 14.1℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (NE)
Saturday, Jun 03fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 10℃ to 12.4℃ with wind speed 5.9 m/sec (E)
Sunday, Jun 04clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 12.1℃ to 14℃ with wind speed 5.3 m/sec (ENE)
Monday, Jun 05clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 12.3℃ to 14.6℃ with wind speed 5.4 m/sec (ENE)
Tuesday, Jun 06clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 11.4℃ to 15℃ with wind speed 4 m/sec (ENE)
Wednesday, Jun 07clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 10.9℃ to 14.7℃ with wind speed 4.8 m/sec (E)
Thursday, Jun 08clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 10.7℃ to 14.2℃ with wind speed 6.1 m/sec (E)

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

Tenby South Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Tenby South Beach is at Tenby 0.20 km (0.12 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height, helping you to plan the best time to visit Tenby South Beach. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Fri 02 Jun
   High Tide at 04:18 (Height 7.58m)
   Low Tide at 10:38 (Height 1.68m)
   High Tide at 16:42 (Height 7.74m)
   Low Tide at 22:57 (Height 1.59m)
Sat 03 Jun
   High Tide at 05:02 (Height 7.88m)
   Low Tide at 11:20 (Height 1.43m)
   High Tide at 17:25 (Height 8.05m)
   Low Tide at 23:42 (Height 1.34m)
Sun 04 Jun
   High Tide at 05:46 (Height 8.09m)
   Low Tide at 12:04 (Height 1.28m)
   High Tide at 18:08 (Height 8.25m)
Mon 05 Jun
   Low Tide at 00:25 (Height 1.19m)
   High Tide at 06:32 (Height 8.17m)
   Low Tide at 12:46 (Height 1.24m)
   High Tide at 18:54 (Height 8.32m)
Tue 06 Jun
   Low Tide at 01:11 (Height 1.14m)
   High Tide at 07:18 (Height 8.12m)
   Low Tide at 13:31 (Height 1.31m)
   High Tide at 19:40 (Height 8.27m)
Wed 07 Jun
   Low Tide at 01:57 (Height 1.21m)
   High Tide at 08:06 (Height 7.95m)
   Low Tide at 14:16 (Height 1.49m)
   High Tide at 20:29 (Height 8.10m)
Thu 08 Jun
   Low Tide at 02:46 (Height 1.39m)
   High Tide at 08:56 (Height 7.67m)
   Low Tide at 15:05 (Height 1.74m)
   High Tide at 21:21 (Height 7.86m)

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