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Weymouth - Preston Beach

Weymouth, Dorset

Weymouth Preston is primarily used by people who prefer a more rural type of beach as opposed to the resort beaches further south. This beach also has a larger dog exercise area than it's southern neighbours, with many dog owners making it their beach of choice in the summer.

Weather and Tides


28 July 2017

Light Rain

Maximum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Minimum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Westerly
Wind Speed19mph
UV Risk3
Sunrise05:31 BST
Sunset21:01 BST


29 July 2017

Heavy Rain

Maximum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionSoutherly
Wind Speed9mph
UV Risk4
Sunrise05:32 BST
Sunset21:00 BST


Low tide: 03:32 BST
(02:32 28 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 11:09 BST
(10:09 28 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 15:44 BST
(14:44 28 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:14 BST
(22:14 28 July 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 04:12 BST
(03:12 29 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 11:37 BST
(10:37 29 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 16:23 BST
(15:23 29 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:45 BST
(22:45 29 July 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 04:52 BST
(03:52 30 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 12:09 BST
(11:09 30 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:02 BST
(16:02 30 July 2017 GMT)

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