Fleetwood

Lancashire

Fleetwood
© Geograph

Water Quality

Annual classification

2017 Good

Today's forecast

No water quality warning issued

25 May 2018

Data provided by the Environment Agency

Traditionally a fishing port and now a terminal for ferries to Larne. Fleetwood boasts a newly refurbished Seafront facing north towards Morecambe bay, where vast expanses of sand are revealed at low tide.

Activities

Model boating and swimming. The promenade has been refurbished and has a memorial to local fishermen and various other sculptures.

Wildlife and Walks

Explore the Fleetwood Marsh Nature Reserve.

What's tested here?

Water samples are taken at this designated bathing water by the Environment Agency, 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

No water quality warning issued

25 May 2018

Data provided by the Environment Agency
More information about potential pollution sources and improvement plans.

Weather

There is currently no weather forecast for this beach.

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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 Fleetwood

Food Food Shops Shops

Parking

 

Parking available close to the seafront.

Dog restrictions

 

Dogs not allowed June 1st to August 31st.

Beach cleaning

No current information

Lifeguards

None.