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 south-west across the Solent to the Isle of Wight on a clear day.
Watersport enthusiasts love this area of the West Sussex coast as it is the perfect spot for windsurfing and kite surfing too!
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.
Dogs are not allowed on Bracklesham Bay 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.
Bracklesham Bay Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Chichester, West Sussex
Expect a temp in the range 14.8℃ to 15.4℃ with wind speed 7.4 m/sec (SW)
Expect a temp in the range 14.7℃ to 15.1℃ with wind speed 8.6 m/sec (SW)
Expect a temp in the range 13.4℃ to 14℃ with wind speed 7.7 m/sec (SSW)
Expect a temp in the range 14.5℃ to 15.3℃ with wind speed 10.5 m/sec (S)
Expect a temp in the range 11.3℃ to 13.4℃ with wind speed 4 m/sec (SW)
Expect a temp in the range 12.5℃ to 13.6℃ with wind speed 4.1 m/sec (SW)
Expect a temp in the range 11.5℃ to 12.9℃ with wind speed 10.6 m/sec (WSW)
Chichester weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Bracklesham Bay Beach tide times.
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