Weston-Super-Mare beach is long and sandy beach that has a very large tidal range of nearly 15 metres, the second highest rise and fall of tide in the world, which can make the sea nearly 1 mile from the promenade. At low tide, the beach is sandy at the top but can turn to mud flats further out.
Weston-Super-Mare is a traditional seaside resort located on the Bristol Channel coast suitable for families with the traditional Grand Pier, amusements and donkey rides.
Facilities at the beach include toilets, disabled access, shops, cafes, restaurants, pubs, amusements, pier, promenade and deckchair hire.
Dog Friendly Beach?
Weston super Mare, dogs are allowed between The Grand Pier and Knightstone Island and between Royal Sands and Uphill beach. Dogs are not allowed at Marine Lake at any time and dogs restrictions exist between The Grand Pier and Royal Sands during May - September.
Horse Restrictions: Restricted Times: 10am-6.30pm during June, July and August, please keep to the tide line. Please be aware at all times that the beach is heavily used.
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.
7 Day Weather Forecast
Today Expect a temp in the range 7℃ to 7.4℃ with wind speed 7.7 m/sec (SSE)
Tuesday, Mar 28 Expect a temp in the range 7.2℃ to 8.6℃ with wind speed 8.4 m/sec (SSE)
Wednesday, Mar 29 Expect a temp in the range 10.2℃ to 10.8℃ with wind speed 5.4 m/sec (S)
Thursday, Mar 30 Expect a temp in the range 9.9℃ to 11.2℃ with wind speed 10 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Mar 31 Expect a temp in the range 9.4℃ to 10.8℃ with wind speed 9.1 m/sec (S)
Saturday, Apr 01 Expect a temp in the range 8.7℃ to 9.3℃ with wind speed 8.4 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Apr 02 Expect a temp in the range 7.2℃ to 8.3℃ with wind speed 7.9 m/sec (W)
Weston-super-Mare weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Weston super Mare Beach Tide Times
Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Weston super Mare Beach is at Weston-Super-Mare 0.48 km (0.30 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.
Mon 27 Mar Low Tide at 03:26 (Height 1.54m) High Tide at 10:06 (Height 10.64m) Low Tide at 15:40 (Height 1.75m) High Tide at 22:14 (Height 10.28m)
Tue 28 Mar Low Tide at 03:52 (Height 2.00m) High Tide at 10:36 (Height 9.65m) Low Tide at 16:12 (Height 2.28m) High Tide at 22:46 (Height 9.36m)
Wed 29 Mar Low Tide at 04:30 (Height 2.59m) High Tide at 11:14 (Height 8.64m) Low Tide at 16:56 (Height 2.95m) High Tide at 23:30 (Height 8.42m)
Thu 30 Mar Low Tide at 05:28 (Height 3.29m) High Tide at 12:26 (Height 7.76m) Low Tide at 18:19 (Height 3.60m)
Fri 31 Mar High Tide at 01:26 (Height 7.78m) Low Tide at 07:27 (Height 3.73m) High Tide at 14:43 (Height 7.79m) Low Tide at 20:14 (Height 3.65m)
Sat 01 Apr High Tide at 03:12 (Height 8.28m) Low Tide at 09:10 (Height 3.33m) High Tide at 15:52 (Height 8.61m) Low Tide at 21:42 (Height 2.96m)
Sun 02 Apr High Tide at 04:13 (Height 9.21m) Low Tide at 10:18 (Height 2.49m) High Tide at 16:43 (Height 9.59m) Low Tide at 22:35 (Height 2.16m)
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