Friars Cliff Beach

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Beaches Seaside Award
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Friars Cliff beach is a mixture of sand and shingle with great views across Christchurch Bay to the Isle of Wight.

Good family beach with safe swimming, backed by a promenade that has wheelchair access.

Facilities include car parks, toilets, cafe, lifeguards in the summer and beach hut hire.

Friars Cliff Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Friars Cliff Beach has dog restrictions. Friars Cliff beach, Dog restrictions May 1 until September 30 dogs are not allowed.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 7 beaches around Christchurch, 57 beaches in Dorset, or check our list of Dorset Dog Friendly Beaches.

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.

Weather


Friars Cliff Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Christchurch, Dorset

Today
Expect a temp in the range 3.9℃ to 4.9℃ with wind speed 4.6 m/sec (NE)
Wednesday, Jan 26
Expect a temp in the range 4.8℃ to 5.1℃ with wind speed 1.2 m/sec (NE)
Thursday, Jan 27
Expect a temp in the range 7.3℃ to 8.1℃ with wind speed 5.3 m/sec (W)
Friday, Jan 28
Expect a temp in the range 4.4℃ to 6.2℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (NNW)
Saturday, Jan 29
Expect a temp in the range 9.5℃ to 10.7℃ with wind speed 8.3 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Jan 30
Expect a temp in the range 9.6℃ to 10.4℃ with wind speed 4.5 m/sec (WNW)
Monday, Jan 31
Expect a temp in the range 7.1℃ to 8.5℃ with wind speed 9.1 m/sec (WNW)


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


Tides

Friars Cliff Beach tide times.

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