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Swanage - Central Beach

Swanage, Dorset

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.

Weather and Tides

Friday

26 May 2017

Sunny

Maximum Temperature19°C (66°F)
Minimum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Wind DirectionEasterly
Wind Speed18mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1017mb
Humidity68%
UV Risk7
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:06 BST
Sunset21:04 BST

Saturday

27 May 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Westerly
Wind Speed12mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1014mb
Humidity84%
UV Risk7
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:05 BST
Sunset21:05 BST

Sunday

28 May 2017

Light Rain

Maximum Temperature19°C (66°F)
Minimum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Wind DirectionEasterly
Wind Speed7mph
VisibilityGood
Pressure1017mb
Humidity78%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:04 BST
Sunset21:06 BST

Friday

Low tide: 04:19 BST
(03:19 26 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 09:55 BST
(08:55 26 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 16:39 BST
(15:39 26 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 22:13 BST
(21:13 26 May 2017 GMT)

Saturday

Low tide: 05:05 BST
(04:05 27 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 10:40 BST
(09:40 27 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:26 BST
(16:26 27 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 22:55 BST
(21:55 27 May 2017 GMT)

Sunday

Low tide: 05:51 BST
(04:51 28 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 11:25 BST
(10:25 28 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 18:14 BST
(17:14 28 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:36 BST
(22:36 28 May 2017 GMT)

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