"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Freshwater West Beach Weather and Tides

The beach is approximately 1 km across, facing west out to the Atlantic Ocean and lies in front of sand dunes and marsh land. This beach picks up the strongest Atlantic swells and as a consequence is extremely popular with surfers. Castlemartin Corse drains land to the east and is the dominant freshwater influence to the bathing water. The bathing water lies within the Pembrokeshire Marine Special Area of Conservation and the surrounding area forms part of the Limestone Coast of South West Wales and Castlemartin Corse Sites of Special Scientific Interest. The bathing water is also located within Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, further highlighting the environmental value of the area.

Nearest town: Pembroke

Local authority: Pembrokeshire Council

OS Grid Reference: SR882996

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for the next five days

Friday
20 July


Chance of rain 51%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SW
Pressure 1015
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 06:44 BST
(05:44 GMT)

High Tide 12:48 BST
(11:48 GMT)

Low Tide 19:06 BST
(18:06 GMT)

Saturday
21 July


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
NNW
Pressure 1015
Humidity 67%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 01:15 BST
(00:15 GMT)

Low Tide 07:45 BST
(06:45 GMT)

High Tide 13:51 BST
(12:51 GMT)

Low Tide 20:13 BST
(19:13 GMT)

Sunday
22 July


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
W
Pressure 1017
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 02:21 BST
(01:21 GMT)

Low Tide 08:55 BST
(07:55 GMT)

High Tide 15:00 BST
(14:00 GMT)

Low Tide 21:26 BST
(20:26 GMT)

Monday
23 July


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1016
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 03:31 BST
(02:31 GMT)

Low Tide 10:04 BST
(09:04 GMT)

High Tide 16:08 BST
(15:08 GMT)

Low Tide 22:32 BST
(21:32 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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