Shell Bay Beach
Shell Bay beach is the first beach on the Studland Peninsula, Isle of Purbeck, at the mouth of Poole Harbour.
From Shell Beach you have the wide sweeping Studland Bay and the Studland National Nature Reserve. You can also take a pedestrian ferry to Brownsea Island in Poole Harbour.
There is a designated naturist area between Shell Bay and Knoll Beach.
Facilities include parking, toilets, restaurant and Cafe.
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Shell Bay Beach Water Quality
- 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 8.2℃ to 10.3℃ with wind speed 4 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 4.3℃ to 8℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 0.5℃ to 1.3℃ with wind speed 3.6 m/sec (NNE)
Expect a temp in the range -1℃ to -0.1℃ with wind speed 3 m/sec (NNE)
Expect a temp in the range -1.4℃ to -0.7℃ with wind speed 1.7 m/sec (NNE)
Expect a temp in the range -0.6℃ to 2.3℃ with wind speed 2.7 m/sec (SW)
Expect a temp in the range 2℃ to 4.4℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (NNE)
Swanage weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Shell Bay Beach Tide Times
Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Shell Bay Beach is at Poole (Entrance) 0.87 km (0.54 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.
Low Tide at 03:16 (Height 1.10m)
High Tide at 08:39 (Height 1.95m)
Low Tide at 15:38 (Height 0.84m)
High Tide at 21:06 (Height 1.87m)
Low Tide at 03:52 (Height 1.00m)
High Tide at 09:00 (Height 2.04m)
Low Tide at 16:11 (Height 0.73m)
High Tide at 21:29 (Height 1.95m)
Low Tide at 04:25 (Height 0.92m)
High Tide at 09:22 (Height 2.12m)
Low Tide at 16:41 (Height 0.66m)
High Tide at 21:54 (Height 2.03m)
Low Tide at 04:54 (Height 0.86m)
High Tide at 09:46 (Height 2.17m)
Low Tide at 17:09 (Height 0.61m)
High Tide at 22:21 (Height 2.06m)
Low Tide at 05:23 (Height 0.82m)
High Tide at 10:15 (Height 2.17m)
Low Tide at 17:37 (Height 0.59m)
High Tide at 22:51 (Height 2.03m)
Low Tide at 05:53 (Height 0.81m)
High Tide at 10:45 (Height 2.11m)
Low Tide at 18:08 (Height 0.59m)
High Tide at 23:22 (Height 1.96m)
Low Tide at 06:26 (Height 0.82m)
High Tide at 11:07 (Height 2.02m)
Low Tide at 18:42 (Height 0.64m)
High Tide at 23:48 (Height 1.86m)
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