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Studland - Shell Bay Beach

Poole, Dorset

Located at the very tip of the Studland Peninsula at the mouth of Poole Harbour. Shell Bay is a beautiful beach easily accessed by road, or, for those who enjoy boat trips, by ferry from Sandbanks spit. The bay forms part of the Purbeck Heritage Coast.

Weather and Tides


28 July 2017

Light Rain

Maximum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Minimum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Westerly
Wind Speed19mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk4
Sunrise05:28 BST
Sunset20:59 BST


29 July 2017

Heavy Rain

Maximum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionSoutherly
Wind Speed9mph
UV Risk5
Sunrise05:30 BST
Sunset20:58 BST


Low tide: 08:04 BST
(07:04 28 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 13:17 BST
(12:17 28 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 20:33 BST
(19:33 28 July 2017 GMT)


High tide: 01:04 BST
(00:04 29 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 08:52 BST
(07:52 29 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 14:03 BST
(13:03 29 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 21:23 BST
(20:23 29 July 2017 GMT)


High tide: 00:54 BST
(23:54 29 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 09:41 BST
(08:41 30 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 14:59 BST
(13:59 30 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 22:16 BST
(21:16 30 July 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Poole (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 (