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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 Weather Forecast
Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures falling to 16°C on Saturday.Light rain overnight.Today's Forecast
6->1927% 65% 6 mph
5:52 am 8:27 pmLight rain overnight.Tuesday, Aug 22nd
16->2041% 87% 8 mph
5:54 am 8:25 pmRain in the morning.Wednesday, Aug 23rd
14->1947% 68% 8 mph
5:56 am 8:22 pmLight rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.Thursday, Aug 24th
14->1825% 67% 12 mph
5:58 am 8:20 pmLight rain throughout the day.Friday, Aug 25th
13->1822% 43% 2 mph
6:00 am 8:18 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Saturday, Aug 26th
12->1613% 70% 6 mph
6:02 am 8:15 pmDrizzle overnight.Sunday, Aug 27th
11->1814% 71% 8 mph
6:04 am 8:13 pmLight rain starting in the afternoon.Monday, Aug 28th
11->1836% 21% 13 mph
6:06 am 8:10 pm
King Edwards Bay Beach Tide Times
King Edwards Bay Beach Water quality
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