Swanage Central Beach, Swanage, Dorset
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    Swanage Central Beach Information

    The Central beach at Swanage is a great family beach set within a Victorian town with a pier.

    Swanage is a nice traditional family seaside resort whilst the beach is a sandy beach and is part of a larger stretch of sand that lasts for approximately 2km.

    Facilities include pier, promenade, cafes/restaurants, shops, children’s play area, beach huts, seasonal lifeguards, toilets with disabled facilities, showers and car parking.

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

    Swanage Central Beach has dog restrictions. Swanage Central beach, No dogs allowed May - September.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 8 beaches around Swanage, 56 beaches in Dorset, or check our list of Dorset Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality


    Beach Bathing 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.
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  • Weather


    7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain today through Friday, with high temperatures falling to 10°C on Thursday.

    Today's Forecast
     Rain until evening and windy throughout the day.
     
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       97%  83%   20 mph
      8:04 am    4:04 pm
    Sunday, Dec 16th
     Light rain in the evening.
     
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       76%  64%   12 mph
      8:04 am    4:04 pm

    Monday, Dec 17th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon and windy overnight.
     
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       25%  39%   14 mph
      8:05 am    4:05 pm
    Tuesday, Dec 18th
     Windy throughout the day and rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
    8
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    11
       97%  97%   25 mph
      8:06 am    4:05 pm

    Wednesday, Dec 19th
     Foggy in the morning.
     
    8
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       68%  62%   17 mph
      8:06 am    4:05 pm
    Thursday, Dec 20th
     Light rain overnight.
     
    7
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    10
       68%  76%   13 mph
      8:07 am    4:06 pm

    Friday, Dec 21st
     Rain in the morning and windy starting in the evening.
     
    8
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    12
       94%  83%   16 mph
      8:08 am    4:06 pm
    Saturday, Dec 22nd
     Windy in the morning and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    10
       57%  86%   21 mph
      8:08 am    4:06 pm

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