"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Whitehaven Beach

A small sandy beach to the north of Whitehavens Docks.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Whitehaven

Local authority: Cumbria County Council

OS Grid Reference: NX975184

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Things to see and do near Whitehaven Beach

  • The Rum Story (0m)
  • The Beacon (0m)
  • Jungle Jacks (0m)
  • Haig Colliery Mining Museum (1m)
  • Lowes Court Gallery and Egremont Tourist Information (5m)
  • Monkey Madhouse (6m)
  • Eclipse Leisure Centre (6m)
  • Quasar Eclipse (6m)
  • Helena Thompson Museum (7m)
  • Funtastic (7m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Market Hall
Market Place
CA28 7JG

Phone 01946 598 914
Email tic@copelandbc.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Tuesday 25 April


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 73%
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Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 61%
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Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 51%
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Chance of rain 32%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 58%
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Chance of rain 36%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 67%
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Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 72%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
05:40 BST
(04:40 GMT)
High Tide
11:15 BST
(10:15 GMT)
Low Tide
18:05 BST
(17:05 GMT)
High Tide
23:40 BST
(22:40 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 sandy beach to the north of Whitehavens Docks.

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