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Place Category: Beaches
Whitesands beach is one of the most popular sandy beaches in Pembrokeshire, and this west facing beach is also known as Porth Mawr.
In the summer it can get quite crowded on both the beach and in the water. To help swimming and surfing areas marked by lifeguard flags during the season.
Good coast path walks from car park.
Whitesands Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.
There is a complete dog ban on this beach from 1st May to 30th September and boat by-laws apply.
Whitesands Beach Weather Forecast
Light rain on Saturday through Wednesday, with temperatures peaking at 20°C on Friday.Mostly cloudy until evening.Today's Forecast
12->180% 56% 2 mph
5:16 am 9:22 pmClear throughout the day.Thursday, May 25th
14->201% 10% 7 mph
5:15 am 9:23 pmPartly cloudy starting in the afternoon.Friday, May 26th
15->200% 22% 12 mph
5:14 am 9:24 pmRain until afternoon.Saturday, May 27th
13->1775% 69% 5 mph
5:13 am 9:26 pmLight rain overnight.Sunday, May 28th
12->161% 69% 5 mph
5:12 am 9:27 pmLight rain in the morning and afternoon.Monday, May 29th
11->1458% 100% 14 mph
5:11 am 9:28 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Tuesday, May 30th
11->145% 60% 6 mph
5:10 am 9:29 pmMostly cloudy until evening.Wednesday, May 31st
11->1421% 73% 13 mph
5:09 am 9:30 pm
Whitesands Beach Tide Times
Whitesands 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