"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Heysham (Half Moon Bay) Beach

A large bay with extensive sands at low tide, backed by a small town, a power station and a harbour serving passenger ferries to Douglas and Belfast. The photo shows stone graves at Heysham head, once used for the cover of an album by Black Sabbath.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Heysham

Local authority: Cumbria County Council

OS Grid Reference: SD408607

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Heysham (Half Moon Bay) Beach

  • Morecambe Promenade Light Projection Gallery (3m)
  • Wacky Warehouse - Station Promenade (3m)
  • Lancaster Canal Cruises and Waterbus (4m)
  • Happy Mount Park (4m)
  • Lancaster Castle (4m)
  • Lancaster Priory Church (4m)
  • Lancaster Maritime Museum (4m)
  • Judges Lodgings (4m)
  • Lancaster City Museum (4m)
  • The Zone (4m)
  • Williamson Park (5m)

Tourist Information

Morecambe
Tourist Information Centre
Old Station Buildings
Marine Road Central
Lancashire
England
LA4 4DB

Phone 01524 582808
Email morecambevic@lancaster.gov.uk
http://www.visitmorecambe.co.uk/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 20 October

06:00


Chance of rain 21%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
S
Pressure 997
Humidity 97%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
W
Pressure 1000
Humidity 96%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1003
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
S
Pressure 1003
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 93%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SE
Pressure 1000
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
06:53 BST
(05:53 GMT)
High Tide
12:26 BST
(11:26 GMT)
Low Tide
19:00 BST
(18:00 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 large bay with extensive sands at low tide, backed by a small town, a power station and a harbour serving passenger ferries to Douglas and Belfast. The photo shows stone graves at Heysham head, once used for the cover of an album by Black Sabbath.

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