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Shanklin Beach

Shanklin, Isle of Wight

Shanklin beach forms part of Sandown Bay, famous for its long sandy beaches and safe bathing areas. Beach activities cater for all tastes with the Towns Amenities nearby. The beach is well served by longshoremen, providing traditional and modern leisure pursuits.

Weather and Tides


21 July 2017

Light Rain Shower

Minimum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Westerly
Wind Speed9mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk7
Sunset21:05 BST


22 July 2017

Heavy Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature17°C (63°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionSouth South Westerly
Wind Speed14mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk4
Sunrise05:17 BST
Sunset21:04 BST


23 July 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature19°C (66°F)
Minimum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Wind DirectionWest South Westerly
Wind Speed15mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk6
Sunrise05:19 BST
Sunset21:03 BST


Low tide: 03:30 BST
(02:30 21 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 10:14 BST
(09:14 21 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 15:55 BST
(14:55 21 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 22:38 BST
(21:38 21 July 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 04:24 BST
(03:24 22 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 11:08 BST
(10:08 22 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 16:47 BST
(15:47 22 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:27 BST
(22:27 22 July 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 05:14 BST
(04:14 23 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 11:58 BST
(10:58 23 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:36 BST
(16:36 23 July 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Sandown) 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 (