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Swanage bay has a gentle shelving beach that runs the length of the town and is backed by a promenade lined with amusements and attractions. On a clear day it is possible to see all the way over to the Isle of Wight.
Swanage beach is home to many water sports. Swanage pier is one of the best diving locations in the country with diving training programmes and excursions running regularly from Swanage, the shallow bay and clear waters offer excellent training grounds for this sport. Other water sports include sailing, water-skiing and windsurfing.
Swanage beach is part of the South West Coast Path with superb views over the Jurassic coast.
Facilities include restaurants, cafes, shops, supermarkets, theatre/cinema, amusement arcades, car parking and marker buoys cordon off a swimmers-only area in Swanage Bay.
We have no current information on dog restrictions for Swanage Bay Beach.
- Water Quality
Bathing Water Quality
No water quality measurement available for Swanage Bay Beach.
7-day Weather Forecast
Light rain today through Thursday, with temperatures peaking at 14°C on Thursday.Mostly cloudy throughout the day.Today's Forecast
1->1126% 58% 8 mph
7:29 am 4:19 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Sunday, Nov 19th
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7:30 am 4:18 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Monday, Nov 20th
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7:32 am 4:17 pmOvercast throughout the day.Tuesday, Nov 21st
10->1337% 92% 12 mph
7:33 am 4:16 pmWindy and mostly cloudy throughout the day.Wednesday, Nov 22nd
11->1447% 92% 26 mph
7:35 am 4:15 pmDangerously windy and mostly cloudy throughout the day.Thursday, Nov 23rd
12->1465% 82% 32 mph
7:37 am 4:14 pmOvercast throughout the day.Friday, Nov 24th
9->1358% 94% 19 mph
7:38 am 4:13 pmClear throughout the day.Saturday, Nov 25th
6->923% 7% 16 mph
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