Seascale

Cumbria

Seascale
© Geograph

Water Quality

Annual classification

2017 Good

Today's forecast

No water quality warning issued

2 October 2014

Data provided by the Environment Agency

Seascale is a popular seaside village in Cumbria. Miles of sandy beach with views across the sea to the Isle of Man and the Galloway mountains of Scotland. There is a sea front fort and a new wooden jetty.

Activities

There is a bowling green, a play area for children and a golf course nearby. The beach is suitable for swimming and other water sports.

Wildlife and Walks

Stroll along the promenade, explore the coast or visit, a little inland, the Hallsenna Moor National Nature Reserve, which is about five miles away.

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

2 October 2014

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.

Click here to visit the Met Office website to search for a nearby location

Tide times

Potential hazards at this beach

Strong currents Strong currents
Tidal cut-off Tidal cut-off
Deep shelving beach Deep shelving beach

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 Seascale

Food Food Toilets Toilets Bins Bins Slipway Slipway

Parking

 

There is a charge for parking and disabled spaces are available.

Dog restrictions

 

Dogs are allowed.

Beach cleaning

No current information

Lifeguards

None.