Castle Cove Portland Harbour Beach

Castle Cove beach in Portland Harbour is just a five minute walk from Weymouth Town Centre. The beach is sand, rockpools and seaweed and is so different from the golden sand of Weymouth’s main beach.

Cafe offers hot and cold snacks, ice creams, homemade cakes and is fully licensed.

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Castle Cove Portland Harbour Beach.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 12 beaches at Weymouth, 57 beaches in Dorset, or check our list of Dorset Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Castle Cove Portland Harbour Beach 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.

7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 16.5℃ to 16.9℃ with wind speed 8.8 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Oct 02
Expect a temp in the range 15.6℃ to 16.4℃ with wind speed 5.8 m/sec (W)
Monday, Oct 03
Expect a temp in the range 12.8℃ to 13℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (ENE)
Tuesday, Oct 04
Expect a temp in the range 15.4℃ to 16.1℃ with wind speed 6.4 m/sec (SW)
Wednesday, Oct 05
Expect a temp in the range 16.7℃ to 17.3℃ with wind speed 11.9 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Oct 06
Expect a temp in the range 14.5℃ to 15.7℃ with wind speed 7 m/sec (W)
Friday, Oct 07
Expect a temp in the range 14.9℃ to 15.7℃ with wind speed 6.2 m/sec (WSW)

Weymouth weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Castle Cove Portland Harbour Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Castle Cove Portland Harbour Beach is at Chesil Cove 3.40 km (2.12 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.

Sat 01 Oct
   Low Tide at 02:36 (Height 1.15m)
   High Tide at 09:29 (Height 3.64m)
   Low Tide at 15:02 (Height 1.15m)
   High Tide at 21:55 (Height 3.44m)
Sun 02 Oct
   Low Tide at 03:19 (Height 1.38m)
   High Tide at 10:18 (Height 3.43m)
   Low Tide at 15:48 (Height 1.40m)
   High Tide at 22:55 (Height 3.15m)
Mon 03 Oct
   Low Tide at 04:14 (Height 1.65m)
   High Tide at 11:22 (Height 3.19m)
   Low Tide at 16:56 (Height 1.67m)
Tue 04 Oct
   High Tide at 00:16 (Height 2.91m)
   Low Tide at 05:57 (Height 1.87m)
   High Tide at 12:47 (Height 3.04m)
   Low Tide at 19:34 (Height 1.74m)
Wed 05 Oct
   High Tide at 01:58 (Height 2.88m)
   Low Tide at 08:03 (Height 1.75m)
   High Tide at 14:28 (Height 3.11m)
   Low Tide at 20:54 (Height 1.51m)
Thu 06 Oct
   High Tide at 03:38 (Height 3.08m)
   Low Tide at 09:07 (Height 1.48m)
   High Tide at 16:02 (Height 3.41m)
   Low Tide at 21:47 (Height 1.24m)
Fri 07 Oct
   High Tide at 04:41 (Height 3.38m)
   Low Tide at 09:58 (Height 1.17m)
   High Tide at 17:03 (Height 3.77m)
   Low Tide at 22:32 (Height 0.95m)

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