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.
No water quality measurement available for Swanage Bay Beach.
Swanage Bay Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Swanage, Dorset
Expect a temp in the range 15.4℃ to 15.8℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (S)
Expect a temp in the range 12.7℃ to 13.1℃ with wind speed 2.2 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 10.9℃ to 11.6℃ with wind speed 7.3 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 11.6℃ to 12.2℃ with wind speed 6.4 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 10.5℃ to 12.2℃ with wind speed 4.4 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temp in the range 11.2℃ to 12.2℃ with wind speed 3.2 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temp in the range 14.4℃ to 15.4℃ with wind speed 4.8 m/sec (N)
Swanage weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Swanage Bay Beach tide times.
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