Whitsand Bay Beach

Whitsand Bay, Saltash, Cornwall

Place Category: Beaches

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  • Whitsand Bay runs for 3 miles from Rame Head in the east to Portwrinkle in the west. We have listed the beaches separately: Portwrinkle & Finnygook Beach, Long Sands (Tregantle Cliff) Beach, Sharrow Point (Grotto Beach) Beach, Freathy Beach and Tregonhawke Beach

    The South West Coast Path runs the length of the bay. A UK Ministry of Defence firing range exists between Fort Tregantle at the western end of the bay and Trethill Cliffs near Portwrinkle and this area is closed during firing range operations.

    Popular surfing and diving location.

     

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for Whitsand Bay Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 2 beaches around Saltash, 205 beaches in Cornwall, or check our Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Whitsand Bay Beach Weather Forecast

    Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures peaking at 18°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    11
    -> 
    18
       51%  74%   5 mph
      5:15 am    9:16 pm
    Tuesday, May 30th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    13
    -> 
    17
       3%  74%   8 mph
      5:14 am    9:17 pm

    Wednesday, May 31st
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    13
    -> 
    17
       8%  67%   3 mph
      5:13 am    9:19 pm
    Thursday, Jun 1st
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    12
    -> 
    18
       17%  67%   6 mph
      5:12 am    9:20 pm

    Friday, Jun 2nd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    12
    -> 
    18
       13%  66%   4 mph
      5:12 am    9:21 pm
    Saturday, Jun 3rd
     Partly cloudy in the morning.
     
    9
    -> 
    17
       14%  25%   11 mph
      5:11 am    9:22 pm

    Sunday, Jun 4th
     Drizzle until evening.
     
    8
    -> 
    17
       47%  21%   13 mph
      5:10 am    9:23 pm
    Monday, Jun 5th
     Light rain until afternoon.
     
    9
    -> 
    16
       59%  72%   11 mph
      5:10 am    9:23 pm

  • Whitsand Bay Beach Tide Times

     

  • Whitsand 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.
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