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Water Quality

Annual classification

2018 Excellent

Today's forecast

Forecasts are not available for this location.

A vast expanse of sand, fully exposed at low tide.


A popular beach next to Leasowe Common within the North Wirral Coastal Park. The common is used for picnicing, ball games and kite flying when the tide is in.

Wildlife and Walks

The adjacent 4 mile long North Wirral Coastal Park provides an opportunity to discover grassland, reedbed and sand dune habitats. Winter birdwatching is popular here. For further information contact Wirral Council Coastal Rangers on 0151 648 4371.

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

2018 Excellent

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

Forecasts are not available for this location.

More information about potential pollution sources and improvement plans.


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Facilities at Moreton

Food Food Toilets Toilets Shops Shops Bins Bins Slipway Slipway



Parking is available close to the beach, off Leasowe Road.

Dog restrictions


Dogs are allowed.

Beach cleaning

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