Highcliffe Beach

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Highcliffe beach is sand and shingle beach with groynes below grassy cliffs. The beach has areas marked for swimmers and watersports, providing safe conditions.

Highcliffe beach also provides good access to the fossil hunting clay cliffs at Barton on Sea.

The beach has a large car park and most facilities are by the car park or a short walk to Highcliffe.

Highcliffe Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Highcliffe Beach has dog restrictions. Highcliffe beach has Dog restriction in place and vary depending between what groynes you are in.

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


Highcliffe Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Christchurch, Dorset

Today
Expect a temp in the range 14.1℃ to 16.7℃ with wind speed 4.7 m/sec (WNW)
Saturday, May 28
Expect a temp in the range 10.7℃ to 12℃ with wind speed 4.6 m/sec (N)
Sunday, May 29
Expect a temp in the range 11.5℃ to 12.5℃ with wind speed 5 m/sec (ENE)
Monday, May 30
Expect a temp in the range 8.5℃ to 9.6℃ with wind speed 4.5 m/sec (NE)
Tuesday, May 31
Expect a temp in the range 11.2℃ to 12.4℃ with wind speed 4.3 m/sec (S)
Wednesday, Jun 01
Expect a temp in the range 10℃ to 13℃ with wind speed 1.8 m/sec (WSW)
Thursday, Jun 02
Expect a temp in the range 13.9℃ to 14.6℃ with wind speed 3.5 m/sec (NNE)


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


Tides

Highcliffe Beach tide times.

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