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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

Tuesday

28 March 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Minimum Temperature10°C (50°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Westerly
Wind Speed14mph
VisibilityGood
Pressure1021mb
Humidity79%
UV Risk3
PollutionLow
Sunrise06:54 BST
Sunset19:33 BST

Wednesday

29 March 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Minimum Temperature11°C (52°F)
Wind DirectionSouth South Westerly
Wind Speed17mph
VisibilityGood
Pressure1022mb
Humidity80%
UV Risk2
PollutionLow
Sunrise06:51 BST
Sunset19:35 BST

Tuesday

Low tide: 04:52 BST
(03:52 28 March 2017 GMT)

High tide: 10:01 BST
(09:01 28 March 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:10 BST
(16:10 28 March 2017 GMT)

High tide: 22:27 BST
(21:27 28 March 2017 GMT)

Wednesday

Low tide: 05:29 BST
(04:29 29 March 2017 GMT)

High tide: 10:45 BST
(09:45 29 March 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:47 BST
(16:47 29 March 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:07 BST
(22:07 29 March 2017 GMT)

Thursday

Low tide: 06:07 BST
(05:07 30 March 2017 GMT)

High tide: 11:27 BST
(10:27 30 March 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 18:25 BST
(17:25 30 March 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:46 BST
(22:46 30 March 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 (www.ukho.gov.uk).