"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Ballard Point

Ballard Point is a coastal feature in Dorset, England.

It is listed under Cliffs and Headlands: Point

Local authority: Poole Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SZ059796

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Things to see and do near Ballard Point

  • Swanage Museum and Heritage Centre (2m)
  • Swanage Railway (2m)
  • Leslie Gibbons A.T.D The Owl Pottery (2m)
  • Durlston Country Park (2m)
  • Putlake Adventure Farm (4m)
  • The Big Canoe (5m)
  • Sandbanks Crazy Golf (5m)
  • Brownsea Island (6m)
  • Corfe Castle Model Village and Gardens (6m)
  • Corfe Castle (6m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
The White House
Shore Road
BH19 1LB

Phone 01929 422 885
Email mail@swanage.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Saturday 21 July


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1013
Humidity 83%
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Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 20°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 70%
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Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 22°C
(feels like 21°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 61%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 23°C
(feels like 21°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 56%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 64%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 76%
UV Index n/a
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High Tide
02:05 BST
(01:05 GMT)
Low Tide
11:13 BST
(10:13 GMT)
High Tide
15:19 BST
(14:19 GMT)
Low Tide
23:51 BST
(22:51 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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