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Whitby Beach

North Yorkshire, England

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Whitby is a sandy and rocky beach backed by cliffs, usually favoured by the younger generation.

Whitby was the home of Captain James Cook and has welcomed visitors to its sandy shores for hundreds of years.

Featured in the Sunday Times best British beaches list.


Weather and tides for Thursday 23 May

Chance of rain 50%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 13mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 45%
Min temp. 11°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 7mph

The tide at Whitby Beach is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 4:38 AM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 10:49 AM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   11.6°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Whitby Beach

Things to do and see in the area

RNLI Lifeboat museum (0.3 miles)
Whitby Old Lifeboat (0.4 miles)
Whitby Museum (0.4 miles)
Whitby Harbour (0.5 miles)
The Waiting Room (0.5 miles)
Pannett Park (0.6 miles)
Whitby Brewery (0.6 miles)
St Mary's Church (0.6 miles)
Ruswarp Pleasure Boats (1.6 miles)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: West Cliff, Whitby

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: NZ894115

County: North Yorkshire

Country: England

Local Authority: Scarborough

Parish: Whitby

Nearest postcode: YO21 3EN

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Visitor information for Whitby Beach, North Yorkshire, England. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

British Beaches is a Good Stuff website. Thu, 23 May 2024 03:17:45 +0100