"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Swanage - South Beach

The safe sheltered bay is flanked by magnificent chalk headlands on either side. The gently sloping sands form a good 2km family beach with a promenade, providing all the facilities of a small seaside resort.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Swanage

Local authority: Poole Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SZ031787

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Things to see and do near Swanage - South Beach

  • Swanage Museum and Heritage Centre (0m)
  • Swanage Railway (0m)
  • Leslie Gibbons A.T.D The Owl Pottery (0m)
  • Durlston Country Park (1m)
  • Putlake Adventure Farm (2m)
  • Corfe Castle Model Village and Gardens (5m)

Tourist Information

Swanage
Tourist Information Centre
The White House
Shore Road
Dorset
England
BH19 1LB

Phone 01929 422 885
Email mail@swanage.gov.uk
http://www.visit-dorset.org.uk/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Tuesday 16 January

06:00


Chance of rain 30%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
W
Pressure 998
Humidity 75%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
W
Pressure 1000
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
W
Pressure 1001
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 65%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
W
Pressure 1000
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 13%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
W
Pressure 999
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 38%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
W
Pressure 1000
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
03:01 GMT
High Tide
07:33 GMT
Low Tide
15:22 GMT
High Tide
20:32 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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The safe sheltered bay is flanked by magnificent chalk headlands on either side. The gently sloping sands form a good 2km family beach with a promenade, providing all the facilities of a small seaside resort.

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