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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


30 May 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature17°C (63°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionWest South Westerly
Wind Speed14mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk6
Sunrise05:05 BST
Sunset21:10 BST


31 May 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Minimum Temperature10°C (50°F)
Wind DirectionSouth South Westerly
Wind Speed7mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk6
Sunrise05:04 BST
Sunset21:12 BST


Low tide: 03:22 BST
(02:22 30 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 11:09 BST
(10:09 30 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 15:42 BST
(14:42 30 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:15 BST
(22:15 30 May 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 04:11 BST
(03:11 31 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 11:55 BST
(10:55 31 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 16:32 BST
(15:32 31 May 2017 GMT)


High tide: 00:00 BST
(23:00 31 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 05:08 BST
(04:08 1 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 12:51 BST
(11:51 1 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:28 BST
(16:28 1 June 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 (