"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 20 October

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 9mph.
WNW
Pressure 1004
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1007
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSW
Pressure 1006
Humidity 64%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 53%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 10mph.
SSE
Pressure 1003
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 98%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 13mph.
SSE
Pressure 998
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 31%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 11mph.
S
Pressure 997
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:50 BST
(00:50 GMT)
High Tide
07:50 BST
(06:50 GMT)
Low Tide
14:03 BST
(13:03 GMT)
High Tide
20:06 BST
(19:06 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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