Hayling Island West beach, Hayling Island, Hampshire
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    West Beach Information

    Hayling Island West Beach, lying at the west end of the seafront, the waters here are sheltered by the West Winner sand bar ensuring that the waves are never too big in the summer and that, as the tide rises during the day, the water is usually warmer here than other parts of the seafront.

    The West Winner sand bar extends for about a mile into the Solent and is uncovered during low tides. It is possible to walk around the sand bar at low tide but care should be taken to keep an eye on the tides when under taking this walk as it is very easy to be cut off from the mainland. Be prepared to have to wade some part of the way!

    This is the only area of the main seafront that windsurfing is permitted and West beach is also a popular spot for surfers and body boarders.

    At low tide in the evenings popular with horse riders along the sand flats.

    Facilities include kiosk, pay and display car park and toilets.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for West Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 3 beaches around Hayling Island, 16 beaches in Hampshire, or check our list of Hampshire Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality

    Beach Bathing Water Quality

    No water quality measurement available for West Beach.

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  • Weather

    7-day Weather Forecast

    Rain on Saturday through next Tuesday, with high temperatures bottoming out at 6°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
       6%  49%   4 mph
      7:57 am    3:59 pm
    Wednesday, Dec 12th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy overnight.
       26%  68%   19 mph
      7:58 am    3:59 pm

    Thursday, Dec 13th
     Windy until afternoon and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       0%  96%   24 mph
      7:59 am    3:59 pm
    Friday, Dec 14th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
       9%  37%   12 mph
      8:00 am    3:59 pm

    Saturday, Dec 15th
     Windy throughout the day and rain starting in the afternoon.
       97%  95%   23 mph
      8:01 am    4:00 pm
    Sunday, Dec 16th
     Rain overnight.
       66%  50%   9 mph
      8:01 am    4:00 pm

    Monday, Dec 17th
     Foggy in the morning.
       75%  55%   15 mph
      8:02 am    4:00 pm
    Tuesday, Dec 18th
     Rain and windy until afternoon.
       94%  73%   19 mph
      8:03 am    4:00 pm

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