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Place Category: Beaches
Blackpool Sands is a privately managed beach in a sheltered bay surrounded pines. Unlike the name suggests you actually don’t get sand but fine shingle.
Excellent safe family beach.
Cafe, shop, lifeguard patrol, bathing raft, toilets and showers, disabled facilities, hire of kayaks, wet suits, snorkels and boogie boards.
No dogs during the summer.
Drizzle on Thursday and Sunday, with temperatures falling to 12°C on Monday.Mostly cloudy throughout the day.Today's Forecast
6->166% 72% 7 mph
6:03 am 8:23 pmPartly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.Tuesday, Apr 25th
3->129% 24% 12 mph
6:01 am 8:25 pmPartly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.Wednesday, Apr 26th
4->1315% 15% 10 mph
6:00 am 8:26 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Thursday, Apr 27th
4->1327% 39% 8 mph
5:58 am 8:28 pmPartly cloudy throughout the day.Friday, Apr 28th
7->131% 41% 8 mph
5:56 am 8:29 pmMostly cloudy starting in the evening and breezy overnight.Saturday, Apr 29th
8->143% 16% 11 mph
5:54 am 8:31 pmDrizzle starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.Sunday, Apr 30th
8->1325% 57% 11 mph
5:52 am 8:33 pmPartly cloudy until afternoon.Monday, May 1st
6->127% 23% 10 mph
5:50 am 8:34 pm
Tide TimesTide Times & Heights for Dartmouth on 24th April 2017
05:07 - High Tide (4.49m)
11:05 - Low Tide (0.82m)
17:39 - High Tide (4.51m)
23:31 - Low Tide (0.78m)
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