King Edwards Bay Beach (aka Short Sands)
King Edwards Bay Beach is a sheltered sandy beach backed by cliffs and grassy spaces ideal for families.
The beach sits under Tynemouth Priory and Tynemouth Castle.
The beach is also known as Tynemouth Short Sands after its longer “Long Sands” neighbour.
Facilities include car parking, toilets, shops, food outlets, lifeguards and zoned areas for watersports.
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King Edwards Bay Beach Water Quality
- 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
Expect a temp in the range 5.5℃ to 6℃ with wind speed 14.2 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 5.6℃ to 6.6℃ with wind speed 13.2 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 8.1℃ to 9.1℃ with wind speed 6.9 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 9.6℃ to 11.1℃ with wind speed 11.4 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 5.8℃ to 7.1℃ with wind speed 2.4 m/sec (SSW)
Expect a temp in the range 3.4℃ to 4.7℃ with wind speed 8.3 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temp in the range 1.6℃ to 3.6℃ with wind speed 6.5 m/sec (WNW)
Tynemouth weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
King Edwards Bay Beach Tide Times
Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to King Edwards Bay Beach is at RIVER TYNE (NORTH SHIELDS) 2.33 km (1.45 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.
Low Tide at 05:20 (Height 1.95m)
High Tide at 11:37 (Height 3.97m)
Low Tide at 17:58 (Height 2.04m)
High Tide at 00:07 (Height 4.04m)
Low Tide at 06:36 (Height 1.99m)
High Tide at 12:45 (Height 4.09m)
Low Tide at 19:13 (Height 1.86m)
High Tide at 01:17 (Height 4.13m)
Low Tide at 07:37 (Height 1.90m)
High Tide at 13:41 (Height 4.28m)
Low Tide at 20:08 (Height 1.63m)
High Tide at 02:10 (Height 4.28m)
Low Tide at 08:23 (Height 1.76m)
High Tide at 14:26 (Height 4.47m)
Low Tide at 20:52 (Height 1.40m)
High Tide at 02:53 (Height 4.44m)
Low Tide at 09:01 (Height 1.61m)
High Tide at 15:03 (Height 4.64m)
Low Tide at 21:28 (Height 1.20m)
High Tide at 03:29 (Height 4.56m)
Low Tide at 09:34 (Height 1.46m)
High Tide at 15:36 (Height 4.77m)
Low Tide at 22:02 (Height 1.05m)
High Tide at 04:01 (Height 4.65m)
Low Tide at 10:05 (Height 1.34m)
High Tide at 16:06 (Height 4.87m)
Low Tide at 22:34 (Height 0.93m)
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