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Swanage - North 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


25 March 2017


Maximum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Minimum Temperature7°C (45°F)
Wind DirectionNorth Easterly
Wind Speed19mph
UV Risk4
Sunrise06:01 GMT
Sunset18:28 GMT


26 March 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Minimum Temperature8°C (46°F)
Wind DirectionEasterly
Wind Speed21mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk3
Sunrise06:58 GMT
Sunset19:30 GMT


Low tide: 01:21

High tide: 05:39

Low tide: 13:39

High tide: 19:04


Low tide: 03:03 BST
(02:03 26 March 2017 GMT)

High tide: 08:01 BST
(07:01 26 March 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 15:22 BST
(14:22 26 March 2017 GMT)

High tide: 20:47 BST
(19:47 26 March 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 03:43 BST
(02:43 27 March 2017 GMT)

High tide: 08:58 BST
(07:58 27 March 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 16:02 BST
(15:02 27 March 2017 GMT)

High tide: 21:29 BST
(20:29 27 March 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 (