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Place Category: Beaches
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.
King Edwards Bay Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.
King Edwards Bay Beach 7-day Weather Forecast
Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 18°C on Saturday.Light rain until afternoon.Today's Forecast
10->1560% 71% 8 mph
6:50 am 7:09 pmLight rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.Friday, Sep 22nd
9->1440% 61% 9 mph
6:52 am 7:06 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Saturday, Sep 23rd
11->189% 91% 11 mph
6:54 am 7:04 pmPartly cloudy throughout the day.Sunday, Sep 24th
12->1711% 39% 13 mph
6:56 am 7:01 pmOvercast throughout the day.Monday, Sep 25th
12->1615% 96% 11 mph
6:58 am 6:59 pmMostly cloudy until evening.Tuesday, Sep 26th
12->1715% 65% 10 mph
6:59 am 6:56 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Wednesday, Sep 27th
12->1624% 72% 10 mph
7:01 am 6:54 pmLight rain until afternoon, starting again in the evening.Thursday, Sep 28th
13->1743% 98% 14 mph
7:03 am 6:51 pm
King Edwards Bay Beach Tide Times
King Edwards Bay Beach Bathing Water QualityWater 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.
Photos from around the surrounding area