"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 Sunday 18 February

06:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 6mph.
SE
Pressure 1018
Humidity 99%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 19%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SE
Pressure 1019
Humidity 99%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSE
Pressure 1019
Humidity 98%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 59%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 3mph.
S
Pressure 1019
Humidity 98%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 63%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
S
Pressure 1019
Humidity 99%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 59%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 99%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:12 GMT
High Tide
08:17 GMT
Low Tide
14:32 GMT
High Tide
20:32 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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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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