Bracklesham Bay Beach
Bracklesham Bay Beach is sandy and has a gently shelving shore making it perfect for swimming, sailing, fishing, surfing and diving or just paddling! At high tide, the sand disappears and the beach is shingle.
This beach has amazing views southwest across the Solent to the Isle of Wight on a clear day.
It is a great beach for fossil hunters as if you stroll along the shoreline on a falling tide, you may well spot fossils like shark teeth.
The beach has clean water and the local village of East Wittering offers facilities like shops, restaurants and entertainment. Accommodation is easy to find as there are a few caravan sites and camping areas.
Facilities include restaurant/cafe, toilets, slipway, and good car parking.
This area is known as the Manhood Peninsula, you have a choice of two access roads and this can be very busy on hot days, the first heads to the easterly point of Selsey and the other road to Bracklesham Bay is shared with the popular Wittering beaches. Bracklesham Bay is quieter than the neighbouring East Wittering and West Wittering beaches.
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Bracklesham Bay Beach Water Quality
- 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 12.2℃ to 14.8℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (SW)
Expect a temp in the range 12℃ to 13.4℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (ENE)
Expect a temp in the range 15.9℃ to 16.7℃ with wind speed 4.1 m/sec (S)
Expect a temp in the range 16.6℃ to 16.9℃ with wind speed 7 m/sec (SSW)
Expect a temp in the range 13.1℃ to 13.9℃ with wind speed 6.5 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 14.7℃ to 15.1℃ with wind speed 5.6 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 14.6℃ to 15℃ with wind speed 5.2 m/sec (WSW)
Chichester weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Bracklesham Bay Beach Tide Times
Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Bracklesham Bay Beach is at Itchenor 4.40 km (2.73 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.
High Tide at 03:14 (Height 4.13m)
Low Tide at 08:25 (Height 1.15m)
High Tide at 15:43 (Height 4.04m)
Low Tide at 20:55 (Height 1.25m)
High Tide at 04:28 (Height 3.87m)
Low Tide at 09:35 (Height 1.56m)
High Tide at 16:58 (Height 3.79m)
Low Tide at 22:37 (Height 1.54m)
High Tide at 05:44 (Height 3.73m)
Low Tide at 11:27 (Height 1.71m)
High Tide at 18:13 (Height 3.69m)
Low Tide at 00:03 (Height 1.49m)
High Tide at 07:06 (Height 3.78m)
Low Tide at 12:42 (Height 1.56m)
High Tide at 19:36 (Height 3.79m)
Low Tide at 01:12 (Height 1.25m)
High Tide at 08:37 (Height 4.06m)
Low Tide at 13:43 (Height 1.27m)
High Tide at 20:57 (Height 4.09m)
Low Tide at 02:08 (Height 0.94m)
High Tide at 09:41 (Height 4.44m)
Low Tide at 14:35 (Height 0.94m)
High Tide at 21:53 (Height 4.40m)
Low Tide at 02:57 (Height 0.63m)
High Tide at 10:27 (Height 4.73m)
Low Tide at 15:21 (Height 0.64m)
High Tide at 22:35 (Height 4.62m)
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