West Bay - West Beach, Bridport, Dorset
  • Profile

    West Bay West Beach Information

    West Bay beach is a wide sandy beach split by the harbour entrance.

    The high cliffs here were the location for the TV programme Broadchurch starring David Tennant and Olivia Colman.

    Parking, toilets and selection of shops and places to eat.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for West Bay West Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 5 beaches around Bridport, 56 beaches in Dorset, or check our list of Dorset Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality

    Beach Bathing Water Quality

    Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
    • Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
    • Good: generally good water quality
    • Sufficient: meets minimum standards
    • Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
  • Tides
  • Weather

    7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain today through Tuesday, with high temperatures falling to 5°C next Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Light rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening, and windy in the evening.
       89%  97%   16 mph
      8:05 am    4:39 pm
    Saturday, Jan 19th
     Foggy in the morning.
       93%  72%   2 mph
      8:04 am    4:41 pm

    Sunday, Jan 20th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       34%  69%   10 mph
      8:03 am    4:42 pm
    Monday, Jan 21st
     Light rain and windy overnight.
       20%  49%   7 mph
      8:02 am    4:44 pm

    Tuesday, Jan 22nd
     Foggy in the morning.
       90%  81%   18 mph
      8:01 am    4:46 pm
    Wednesday, Jan 23rd
     Foggy until afternoon and windy starting in the evening.
       57%  79%   22 mph
      8:00 am    4:47 pm

    Thursday, Jan 24th
     Partly cloudy in the morning and windy starting in the evening.
       16%  9%   21 mph
      7:58 am    4:49 pm
    Friday, Jan 25th
     Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
       11%  23%   16 mph
      7:57 am    4:51 pm

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