Broad Haven (Central)

Dyfed

Broadhaven
© Geograph

Water Quality

Annual classification

2017 Good

Today's forecast

Pollution forecasts will resume on 1st May

Data provided by Natural Resources Wales

A west-facing sandy beach offering excellent views across St Brides Bay. The beach is popular with families, and the nearby town offers a number of attractions. A particular attraction for those with an interest in natural history.

Activities

Swimming, fishing, windsurfing and kite surfing are popular here.

Wildlife and Walks

A good place for bird watching and coastal walks. The beach is on the Pembrokeshire Coast Path - for details o walking routes, visit this site: http://www.pembrokeshirecoast.org.uk/?PID=390

What's tested here?

Water samples are taken at this designated bathing water by Natural Resources Wales, during the bathing season, 15th May to 30th September.
Find out more about designated bathing waters.

High levels of bacteria in the water can indicate pollution from sewage treatment works or polluted rain water draining from the land.
Where does pollution comes from and how can you help?

Water quality can be reduced for up to 72 hours after heavy rain. Look out for temporary signs at the beach and on our website.

Annual classification

2017 Good

What does this mean?

At the end of every bathing season the water quality is classified as either:

Excellent — the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest

Good — generally good water quality

Sufficient — meets minimum standards

Poor — You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.

Today's forecast

Pollution forecasts will resume on 1st May

Data provided by Natural Resources Wales
More information about potential pollution sources and improvement plans.

Weather

This Weather Widget is provided by the Met Office

Tide times

Potential hazards at this beach

Strong currents Strong currents
Tidal cut-off Tidal cut-off

Lifeguarded locations - top five safety tips

Non-lifeguarded locations For those who can’t make it to a lifeguarded beach

For more information visit rnli.org.uk.

Facilities at Broad Haven (Central)

Campsite Campsite Food Food Toilets Toilets Shops Shops Bins Bins Slipway Slipway

Parking

 

There is parking next to the beach.

Dog restrictions

 

Dogs not allowed during the season, between May and September.

Beach cleaning

Beach cleaned daily.

Lifeguards

None.