Castle Cove Portland Harbour Beach

Castle Cove beach in Portland Harbour is just a five minute walk from Weymouth Town Centre. The beach is sand, rockpools and seaweed and is so different from the golden sand of Weymouth’s main beach.

Cafe offers hot and cold snacks, ice creams, homemade cakes and is fully licensed.

Dog Friendly Beach?

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Castle Cove Portland Harbour Beach.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 57 beaches in Dorset, or check our list of Dorset Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Castle Cove Portland Harbour Beach 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.

7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 8.6℃ to 8.9℃ with wind speed 4.4 m/sec (W)
Saturday, Feb 04cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 8.4℃ to 8.9℃ with wind speed 4.9 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Feb 05cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.2℃ to 8℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (WNW)
Monday, Feb 06partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 4℃ to 4.5℃ with wind speed 4.5 m/sec (ENE)
Tuesday, Feb 07clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 4.6℃ to 5.8℃ with wind speed 3.5 m/sec (E)
Wednesday, Feb 08partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 3.7℃ to 4.7℃ with wind speed 4.7 m/sec (E)
Thursday, Feb 09clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 7℃ to 7.7℃ with wind speed 6.1 m/sec (S)

Weymouth weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Castle Cove Portland Harbour Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Castle Cove Portland Harbour Beach is at Chesil Cove 3.40 km (2.12 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Fri 03 Feb
   High Tide at 05:23 (Height 3.59m)
   Low Tide at 10:41 (Height 1.02m)
   High Tide at 17:30 (Height 3.37m)
   Low Tide at 22:54 (Height 0.86m)
Sat 04 Feb
   High Tide at 06:08 (Height 3.74m)
   Low Tide at 11:27 (Height 0.92m)
   High Tide at 18:11 (Height 3.47m)
   Low Tide at 23:37 (Height 0.79m)
Sun 05 Feb
   High Tide at 06:48 (Height 3.84m)
   Low Tide at 12:10 (Height 0.85m)
   High Tide at 18:48 (Height 3.56m)
Mon 06 Feb
   Low Tide at 00:15 (Height 0.75m)
   High Tide at 07:22 (Height 3.88m)
   Low Tide at 12:49 (Height 0.83m)
   High Tide at 19:22 (Height 3.63m)
Tue 07 Feb
   Low Tide at 00:51 (Height 0.76m)
   High Tide at 07:50 (Height 3.87m)
   Low Tide at 13:23 (Height 0.85m)
   High Tide at 19:51 (Height 3.68m)
Wed 08 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:22 (Height 0.80m)
   High Tide at 08:11 (Height 3.84m)
   Low Tide at 13:49 (Height 0.91m)
   High Tide at 20:18 (Height 3.70m)
Thu 09 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:49 (Height 0.86m)
   High Tide at 08:29 (Height 3.82m)
   Low Tide at 14:09 (Height 0.97m)
   High Tide at 20:45 (Height 3.68m)

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