Colwell Bay Beach

Colwell Bay beach is sandy and popular with the locals.

The beach itself is gently sloping into the sea which is great for families with kids but be careful of the steps a bit further around the bay which may be slippery.

There are beach huts to rent on the promenade and a lovely beach cafe with a terrace giving great views over the whole bay. The facilities on the beach are good with parking close by and a few shops selling buckets and spades, belly boards, balls, beach shoes and ice creams.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Colwell Bay Beach has dog restrictions.
Colwell Bay has dog restrictions.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 29 beaches in Isle of Wight, or check our list of Isle of Wight Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Colwell Bay 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 3.7℃ to 6.3℃ with wind speed 7.6 m/sec (N)
Monday, Feb 06partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.2℃ to 1.9℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (NE)
Tuesday, Feb 07clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range -0.3℃ to 1℃ with wind speed 3.6 m/sec (NE)
Wednesday, Feb 08partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range -0.8℃ to 0.2℃ with wind speed 2.5 m/sec (NE)
Thursday, Feb 09clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 2℃ to 3.6℃ with wind speed 4 m/sec (S)
Friday, Feb 10clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 0.8℃ to 1.9℃ with wind speed 4.7 m/sec (NNW)
Saturday, Feb 11fair_night
Expect a temp in the range -0.9℃ to 1.6℃ with wind speed 2 m/sec (ENE)

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

Colwell Bay Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Colwell Bay Beach is at Totland Bay 1.13 km (0.70 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Sun 05 Feb
   High Tide at 00:03 (Height 2.44m)
   Low Tide at 03:39 (Height 1.03m)
   High Tide at 12:12 (Height 2.36m)
   Low Tide at 16:01 (Height 0.75m)
Mon 06 Feb
   High Tide at 00:40 (Height 2.44m)
   Low Tide at 04:15 (Height 0.98m)
   High Tide at 10:20 (Height 2.34m)
   Low Tide at 16:35 (Height 0.69m)
Tue 07 Feb
   High Tide at 01:15 (Height 2.40m)
   Low Tide at 04:50 (Height 0.96m)
   High Tide at 10:47 (Height 2.38m)
   Low Tide at 17:08 (Height 0.66m)
   High Tide at 23:27 (Height 2.40m)
Wed 08 Feb
   Low Tide at 05:24 (Height 0.95m)
   High Tide at 11:25 (Height 2.40m)
   Low Tide at 17:40 (Height 0.67m)
Thu 09 Feb
   High Tide at 00:03 (Height 2.42m)
   Low Tide at 05:59 (Height 0.95m)
   High Tide at 12:06 (Height 2.37m)
   Low Tide at 18:14 (Height 0.70m)
Fri 10 Feb
   High Tide at 00:44 (Height 2.42m)
   Low Tide at 06:36 (Height 0.98m)
   High Tide at 12:50 (Height 2.31m)
   Low Tide at 18:50 (Height 0.77m)
Sat 11 Feb
   High Tide at 01:29 (Height 2.38m)
   Low Tide at 07:15 (Height 1.03m)
   High Tide at 13:37 (Height 2.22m)
   Low Tide at 19:29 (Height 0.87m)

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