"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Porthselau Beach

A small straight sandy beach with rocky outcrops. Porthselau faces north west giving very good views of St David's Head. Occasionally, at very low tide, it is possible to walk across to Whitesands.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: St Davids

Local authority: Pembrokeshire Council

OS Grid Reference: SM726259

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Porthselau Beach

  • St David's Bishop's Palace (2m)
  • Thousand Islands Expeditions (2m)
  • St Davids Cathedral (2m)
  • St Davids Farm Park (2m)
  • Studio Pottery (4m)
  • Celtic Quest Coasteering (5m)

Tourist Information

St Davids
Tourist Information Centre
Orie Y Parc
St Davids Pembrokeshire
Wales
SA62 6NW

Phone 01437 720 392
Email enquiries@stdavids.pembrokeshirecoast.org.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 15 December

06:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 13mph.
N
Pressure 998
Humidity 98%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 32%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 11mph.
NNW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 82%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 11mph, gusting to 13mph.
N
Pressure 1005
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 64%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 11mph.
N
Pressure 1009
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 10mph.
NNW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 77%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 29%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 9mph.
NNW
Pressure 1015
Humidity 81%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
04:40 GMT
Low Tide
10:58 GMT
High Tide
17:01 GMT
Low Tide
23:22 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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A small straight sandy beach with rocky outcrops. Porthselau faces north west giving very good views of St David's Head. Occasionally, at very low tide, it is possible to walk across to Whitesands.

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