Westward Ho! Beach

Westward Ho! beach, Bideford, Devon

Place Category: Beaches

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  • Westward Ho! beach is also known as Golden Bay and for its surf and clean sand backed by a pebble ridge and grasslands which extends for about three miles merging with Sandymere beach. At low tide the many rock pools which will keep children entertained.

    The beach has designated surfing areas and with plenty of sea bass it attracts anglers.

    Lifeguards in the summer, car parking, toilets, food and deckchair hire.

    We have no dog information for Westward Ho! beach.

    Westward Ho! Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for Westward Ho! Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 6 beaches around Bideford, 95 beaches in Devon, or check our Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Westward Ho! Beach Weather Forecast

    Drizzle throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 21°C on Thursday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    13
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    17
       58%  85%   5 mph
      5:11 am    9:20 pm
    Tuesday, May 30th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    11
    -> 
    17
       8%  69%   9 mph
      5:10 am    9:21 pm

    Wednesday, May 31st
     Drizzle starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
    11
    -> 
    18
       22%  62%   0 mph
      5:09 am    9:22 pm
    Thursday, Jun 1st
     Drizzle starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
    9
    -> 
    21
       47%  51%   4 mph
      5:09 am    9:23 pm

    Friday, Jun 2nd
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
    8
    -> 
    18
       5%  97%   5 mph
      5:08 am    9:24 pm
    Saturday, Jun 3rd
     Mostly cloudy until afternoon.
     
    7
    -> 
    17
       8%  56%   8 mph
      5:07 am    9:25 pm

    Sunday, Jun 4th
     Drizzle starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
    8
    -> 
    18
       44%  32%   9 mph
      5:07 am    9:26 pm
    Monday, Jun 5th
     Light rain starting in the afternoon.
     
    7
    -> 
    19
       51%  89%   3 mph
      5:06 am    9:27 pm

  • Westward Ho! Beach Tide Times

     

  • Westward Ho! 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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