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Place Category: Beaches
Dovercourt Bay beach is a sand and shingle beach that gently shelves into the sea. A popular family beach with activities and amusements to keep the children happy.
Dovercourt is well known for being the location for Maplins Holiday Park in the 1980’s BBC sitcom Hi-De-Hi.
Facilities include cafe, restaurant, shops, beach huts, car parking, toilets, disabled facilities including access to beach, slipway, promenade.
Dovercourt Bay Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.
We have no current information on dog restrictions for Dovercourt Bay Beach.
Dovercourt Bay Beach Weather Forecast
Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 24°C on Wednesday.Light rain overnight.Today's Forecast
11->2211% 51% 8 mph
5:48 am 8:10 pmLight rain until afternoon.Monday, Aug 21st
15->1925% 63% 8 mph
5:50 am 8:08 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Tuesday, Aug 22nd
18->200% 78% 7 mph
5:52 am 8:06 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Wednesday, Aug 23rd
17->240% 72% 8 mph
5:53 am 8:04 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Thursday, Aug 24th
16->212% 62% 14 mph
5:55 am 8:02 pmPartly cloudy throughout the day.Friday, Aug 25th
16->217% 38% 12 mph
5:56 am 8:00 pmPartly cloudy starting in the evening.Saturday, Aug 26th
15->211% 12% 1 mph
5:58 am 7:57 pmDrizzle until afternoon.Sunday, Aug 27th
15->2027% 81% 11 mph
6:00 am 7:55 pm
Dovercourt Bay Beach Tide Times
Dovercourt Bay 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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