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Place Category: Beaches
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.
King Edwards Bay Beach Weather Forecast
Light rain tomorrow through Thursday, with temperatures falling to 15°C on Monday.Clear throughout the day.Today's Forecast
13->220% 0% 8 mph
4:42 am 9:26 pmLight rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.Saturday, May 27th
11->2373% 27% 8 mph
4:41 am 9:27 pmPartly cloudy throughout the day.Sunday, May 28th
13->214% 53% 8 mph
4:39 am 9:29 pmDrizzle overnight.Monday, May 29th
11->1514% 84% 8 mph
4:38 am 9:30 pmDrizzle in the morning and afternoon.Tuesday, May 30th
10->1942% 57% 5 mph
4:37 am 9:31 pmLight rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.Wednesday, May 31st
9->2053% 75% 5 mph
4:36 am 9:33 pmLight rain until afternoon.Thursday, Jun 1st
10->1859% 80% 8 mph
4:35 am 9:34 pmPartly cloudy starting in the evening.Friday, Jun 2nd
8->187% 15% 11 mph
4:34 am 9:35 pm
King Edwards Bay Beach Tide Times
King Edwards 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.
Photos from around the surrounding area