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West Bay - East Beach

Bridport, Dorset

The beach is mainly of fine shingle with sand near to the water's edge. East Beach forms the western end of Chesil Beach and has a backdrop of sandstone cliffs. Safety Posters exist giving general advice.

Weather and Tides


30 May 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature17°C (63°F)
Minimum Temperature11°C (52°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Westerly
Wind Speed12mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk6
Sunrise05:05 BST
Sunset21:12 BST


31 May 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature17°C (63°F)
Minimum Temperature10°C (50°F)
Wind DirectionSoutherly
Wind Speed6mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk6
Sunrise05:04 BST
Sunset21:13 BST


Low tide: 03:43 BST
(02:43 30 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 10:47 BST
(09:47 30 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 16:04 BST
(15:04 30 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 22:59 BST
(21:59 30 May 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 04:33 BST
(03:33 31 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 11:35 BST
(10:35 31 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 16:54 BST
(15:54 31 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:51 BST
(22:51 31 May 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 05:29 BST
(04:29 1 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 12:28 BST
(11:28 1 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:52 BST
(16:52 1 June 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Bridport (West Bay)) 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 (