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Scarborough - South No. 2 Beach

Scarborough, North Yorkshire

One of Britain's most famous seaside towns. Scarborough has excellent choice of amenities and entertainments. South sands is a large sandy bay with good facilities, child friendly amenities and is popular with families. A handy cliff lift provides easy access.

Weather and Tides


27 June 2017

Light Rain

Maximum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionEast South Easterly
Wind Speed14mph
UV Risk3
Sunrise04:29 BST
Sunset21:39 BST


28 June 2017

Heavy Rain

Maximum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionNorth Easterly
Wind Speed22mph
UV Risk2
Sunrise04:30 BST
Sunset21:39 BST


Low tide: 01:09 BST
(00:09 27 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 07:08 BST
(06:08 27 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 13:39 BST
(12:39 27 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 19:43 BST
(18:43 27 June 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 01:54 BST
(00:54 28 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 07:56 BST
(06:56 28 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 14:27 BST
(13:27 28 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 20:35 BST
(19:35 28 June 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 02:40 BST
(01:40 29 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 08:47 BST
(07:47 29 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 15:17 BST
(14:17 29 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 21:29 BST
(20:29 29 June 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Scarborough) and may not be accurate for this beach. 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.

Tidal predictions are © Crown Copyright and/or database rights. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office and the UK Hydrographic Office (