Southsea Beach

Southsea beach is pebble/stoney beach that stretches along the whole southern end of Portsea Island from Old Portsmouth beach to Eastney beach. Adjacent to the beach and seafront promenade, Southsea Common is a large open space.

Facilities include parking, toilets, promenade, and food outlets.

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

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

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Southsea 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 13.5℃ to 14.1℃ with wind speed 1.6 m/sec (WNW)
Monday, Oct 03
Expect a temp in the range 13.6℃ to 14.4℃ with wind speed 1.8 m/sec (ENE)
Tuesday, Oct 04
Expect a temp in the range 15.7℃ to 16.4℃ with wind speed 4.1 m/sec (S)
Wednesday, Oct 05
Expect a temp in the range 16.5℃ to 16.8℃ with wind speed 7.2 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Oct 06
Expect a temp in the range 13.1℃ to 14℃ with wind speed 6.1 m/sec (W)
Friday, Oct 07
Expect a temp in the range 14.6℃ to 15.1℃ with wind speed 5.5 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Oct 08
Expect a temp in the range 14.8℃ to 15℃ with wind speed 5.1 m/sec (WSW)

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

Southsea Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Southsea Beach is at PORTSMOUTH 3.83 km (2.38 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.

Sun 02 Oct
   High Tide at 03:07 (Height 4.31m)
   Low Tide at 08:22 (Height 1.51m)
   High Tide at 15:38 (Height 4.22m)
   Low Tide at 20:53 (Height 1.61m)
Mon 03 Oct
   High Tide at 04:24 (Height 4.06m)
   Low Tide at 09:24 (Height 1.94m)
   High Tide at 16:54 (Height 3.97m)
   Low Tide at 22:28 (Height 1.94m)
Tue 04 Oct
   High Tide at 05:55 (Height 3.92m)
   Low Tide at 11:50 (Height 2.12m)
   High Tide at 18:26 (Height 3.87m)
Wed 05 Oct
   Low Tide at 00:23 (Height 1.88m)
   High Tide at 07:25 (Height 4.01m)
   Low Tide at 13:03 (Height 1.95m)
   High Tide at 19:49 (Height 4.01m)
Thu 06 Oct
   Low Tide at 01:28 (Height 1.64m)
   High Tide at 08:38 (Height 4.28m)
   Low Tide at 14:01 (Height 1.67m)
   High Tide at 20:50 (Height 4.26m)
Fri 07 Oct
   Low Tide at 02:21 (Height 1.32m)
   High Tide at 09:34 (Height 4.56m)
   Low Tide at 14:49 (Height 1.34m)
   High Tide at 21:37 (Height 4.49m)
Sat 08 Oct
   Low Tide at 03:08 (Height 1.02m)
   High Tide at 10:18 (Height 4.76m)
   Low Tide at 15:32 (Height 1.04m)
   High Tide at 22:18 (Height 4.65m)

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