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 has Dog restriction in place and vary depending between what groynes you are in.
- 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.
Highcliffe Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Christchurch, Dorset
Expect a temp in the range 15.4℃ to 15.7℃ with wind speed 10 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 15℃ to 15.3℃ with wind speed 11 m/sec (SW)
Expect a temp in the range 14.4℃ to 14.8℃ with wind speed 8.8 m/sec (SSW)
Expect a temp in the range 14.9℃ to 15.6℃ with wind speed 11.3 m/sec (SSE)
Expect a temp in the range 11.9℃ to 13.3℃ with wind speed 7 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 13.7℃ to 14.6℃ with wind speed 5.1 m/sec (SSE)
Expect a temp in the range 11.1℃ to 12℃ with wind speed 9.1 m/sec (W)
Christchurch weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Highcliffe Beach tide times.
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