Southwold beach, Southwold, Suffolk
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    Southwold Beach Information

    Southwold beach is on a section of the Suffolk coast that is declared an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

    This is a sandy beach with well maintained wooden groynes and beach huts make it the families choice. Walk along the beach away from the huts and you will see sand dunes at The Denes beach.

    You have all the facilities expected of a traditional seaside town, with the actual beach includes toilets, pier, promenade, beach huts, campsite and lifeguards by the pier in summer months.

    Southwold Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.

    Southwold Beach has dog restrictions. Southwold beach, dogs not allowed in summer months. You can head a little south to Southwold The Denes beach that does allow dogs.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 3 beaches around Southwold, 13 beaches in Suffolk, or check our list of Suffolk Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality


    Beach Bathing 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.
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  • Weather


    7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain today and Tuesday, with high temperatures falling to 3°C tomorrow.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and breezy until afternoon.
     
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      7:56 am    4:11 pm
    Thursday, Jan 17th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and breezy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
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       26%  59%   15 mph
      7:55 am    4:13 pm

    Friday, Jan 18th
     Breezy and foggy overnight.
     
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      7:54 am    4:15 pm
    Saturday, Jan 19th
     Breezy in the morning and overcast throughout the day.
     
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       67%  100%   18 mph
      7:53 am    4:16 pm

    Sunday, Jan 20th
     Mostly cloudy in the morning.
     
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      7:52 am    4:18 pm
    Monday, Jan 21st
     Mostly cloudy starting in the evening and breezy overnight.
     
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       0%  13%   3 mph
      7:50 am    4:20 pm

    Tuesday, Jan 22nd
     Rain and windy in the morning.
     
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       64%  99%   9 mph
      7:49 am    4:22 pm
    Wednesday, Jan 23rd
     Foggy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
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       74%  94%   6 mph
      7:48 am    4:23 pm

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