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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.
- Water Quality
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.
7-day Weather Forecast
Light rain tomorrow through Tuesday, with temperatures rising to 13°C on Wednesday.Partly cloudy in the morning and breezy starting in the evening.Today's Forecast
4->812% 15% 10 mph
7:45 am 3:59 pmLight rain overnight.Sunday, Nov 19th
3->730% 50% 10 mph
7:47 am 3:58 pmLight rain in the morning.Monday, Nov 20th
4->1091% 89% 4 mph
7:48 am 3:56 pmOvercast throughout the day and breezy starting in the evening.Tuesday, Nov 21st
7->1065% 100% 11 mph
7:50 am 3:55 pmWindy and overcast throughout the day.Wednesday, Nov 22nd
10->1360% 100% 21 mph
7:52 am 3:53 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day and dangerously windy starting in the afternoon.Thursday, Nov 23rd
9->1252% 96% 20 mph
7:54 am 3:52 pmWindy throughout the day and mostly cloudy overnight.Friday, Nov 24th
5->944% 25% 18 mph
7:56 am 3:51 pmBreezy in the morning and mostly cloudy starting in the evening.Saturday, Nov 25th
5->819% 38% 18 mph
7:58 am 3:50 pm