Swanage Central Beach

Swanage Central Beach, Swanage, Dorset

Place Category: Beaches

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  • 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.

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

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 8 beaches around Swanage, 55 beaches in Dorset, or check our list of Dorset Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Swanage Central Beach Weather Forecast

    Light rain today through Sunday, with temperatures rising to 21°C on Wednesday.

    Today's Forecast
     Light rain and breezy in the morning.
     
    15
    -> 
    20
       75%  65%   17 mph
      6:00 am    8:26 pm
    Friday, Aug 18th
     Mostly cloudy in the morning.
     
    14
    -> 
    18
       10%  40%   16 mph
      6:01 am    8:24 pm

    Saturday, Aug 19th
     Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
    13
    -> 
    19
       1%  18%   15 mph
      6:03 am    8:22 pm
    Sunday, Aug 20th
     Light rain in the morning.
     
    13
    -> 
    19
       21%  65%   14 mph
      6:05 am    8:20 pm

    Monday, Aug 21st
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    15
    -> 
    20
       1%  39%   13 mph
      6:06 am    8:18 pm
    Tuesday, Aug 22nd
     Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
    14
    -> 
    20
       0%  16%   9 mph
      6:08 am    8:16 pm

    Wednesday, Aug 23rd
     Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
    13
    -> 
    21
       0%  16%   10 mph
      6:09 am    8:14 pm
    Thursday, Aug 24th
     Partly cloudy in the evening.
     
    13
    -> 
    20
       0%  9%   5 mph
      6:11 am    8:12 pm

  • Swanage Central Beach Tide Times

     

  • Swanage Central Beach Water quality

    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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