Cowes beach or West beach is a sand and shingle beach. A good point for relaxing and watching sailing and other watersports in the Solent.
This beach is steep shelved and is only recommended for strong swimmers. The adjoining beach at Gurnard has a gentler shelf and is generally less crowded, making it perfect for swimming, and the two beaches are connected via the promenade.
We have no current information on dog restrictions for Cowes Beach.
- 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.
Cowes Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Cowes, Isle of Wight
Expect a temp in the range 3℃ to 5℃ with wind speed 5.1 m/sec (NNW)
Expect a temp in the range 0.2℃ to 3℃ with wind speed 3 m/sec (NW)
Expect a temp in the range 0.2℃ to 3.1℃ with wind speed 4.5 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temp in the range 6.2℃ to 6.8℃ with wind speed 7.4 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 4.1℃ to 5.8℃ with wind speed 5.8 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 0.7℃ to 2.7℃ with wind speed 1.9 m/sec (NNW)
Expect a temp in the range 0.2℃ to 5.2℃ with wind speed 2.5 m/sec (W)
Cowes weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Cowes Beach tide times.
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