Gurnard Beach, Isle of Wight

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Gurnard beach is a gently shelving sand and shingle beach with promenade, beach huts and grass areas.

Gurnard beach is ideal for families and water sports such as dinghy sailing and windsurfing.

Facilities include parking, toilets, cafe, pub, shops and slipway.

Gurnard Beach has dog restrictions. Gurnard beach has dog restrictions 1st May to 30th September.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 3 beaches around Cowes, 29 beaches in Isle of Wight, or check our list of Isle of Wight Dog Friendly Beaches.

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.


Gurnard Beach 7 day weather forecast Cowes in Isle of Wight

Expect a temp in the range 14.2℃ to 14.8℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Sep 17
Expect a temp in the range 13.7℃ to 14.8℃ with wind speed 2.4 m/sec (SW)
Saturday, Sep 18
Expect a temp in the range 14.8℃ to 16.9℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (ESE)
Sunday, Sep 19
Expect a temp in the range 14.4℃ to 15.7℃ with wind speed 1.9 m/sec (ESE)
Monday, Sep 20
Expect a temp in the range 10℃ to 12.3℃ with wind speed 2 m/sec (W)
Tuesday, Sep 21
Expect a temp in the range 10.9℃ to 14.5℃ with wind speed 2.2 m/sec (ENE)
Wednesday, Sep 22
Expect a temp in the range 11.1℃ to 14.3℃ with wind speed 2 m/sec (S)

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


Gurnard Beach tide times.

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