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Christchurch - Steamer Point Beach

Christchurch, Dorset

Steamer Point is a 24 acre cliff top designated local nature reserve (LNR) situated next to Friars Cliff. It is comprised of woodland and aquatic habitats and supports a wide variety of flora and fauna. There is a sandy beach located beneath the cliff top nature reserve. The beach has been designated as an area for water sports. No wheelchair access. Car parking is available at Seaway Ave. Dogs are welcome on this beach all year round but must be kept under control at all times. Highcliffe Castle & Friars Cliff beach are a short walk away.

Weather and Tides

Monday

21 August 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature20°C (68°F)
Minimum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Westerly
Wind Speed6mph
VisibilityGood
Pressure1022mb
Humidity82%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunrise06:03 BST
Sunset20:16 BST

Tuesday

22 August 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature22°C (72°F)
Minimum Temperature17°C (63°F)
Wind DirectionEast South Easterly
Wind Speed11mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1018mb
Humidity76%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunrise06:05 BST
Sunset20:14 BST

Wednesday

23 August 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature20°C (68°F)
Minimum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Wind DirectionWest South Westerly
Wind Speed14mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1015mb
Humidity64%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunrise06:06 BST
Sunset20:12 BST

Monday

Low tide: 04:23 BST
(03:23 21 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 09:19 BST
(08:19 21 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 16:42 BST
(15:42 21 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 21:28 BST
(20:28 21 August 2017 GMT)

Tuesday

Low tide: 05:05 BST
(04:05 22 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 10:00 BST
(09:00 22 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:22 BST
(16:22 22 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 22:06 BST
(21:06 22 August 2017 GMT)

Wednesday

Low tide: 05:45 BST
(04:45 23 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 10:41 BST
(09:41 23 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 18:01 BST
(17:01 23 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 22:47 BST
(21:47 23 August 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Christchurch (Entrance)) and may not be accurate for this beach. 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.

Tidal predictions are © Crown Copyright and/or database rights. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office and the UK Hydrographic Office (www.ukho.gov.uk).