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Chesil Cove

Dorset, England

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Chesil Beach.

sometimes also called Chesil Bank is effectively a large pebble bank which extends for 15 miles. with the size of the pebbles decreasing from Portland towards West bay.

Chesil Cove is on the West Dorset Heritage Coast and the Jurassic Coast, and adjacent to the South West Coast Path.

Sand Shingle Pebbles

Weather and tides for Friday 19 July

Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 22°C
(feels like 23°C)
Wind 9mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 51%
Min temp. 17°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 9mph

The tide at Chesil Cove is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 6:11 PM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 11:19 PM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   16.7°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Chesil Cove

Things to do and see in the area

Portland Plateau (0.6 miles)
Castletown D-Day Centre (0.6 miles)
Tout Quarry Sculpture Park and Nature Reserve (0.6 miles)
Moonfleet Adventure Sail Training (0.7 miles)
Fancy's Farm (0.8 miles)
Dorset Day Trips (0.9 miles)
Church Ope Cove (1.5 miles)
Portland Museum (1.6 miles)
Chesil Bank (Chesil Beach) (1.6 miles)
Portland Bill Lighthouse (3.2 miles)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Chiswell, Fortuneswell

Location type: Town

OS Grid: SY683734

County: Dorset

Country: England

Local Authority: Weymouth and Portland

Parish: Portland

Nearest postcode: DT5 1AR

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Visitor information for Chesil Cove, Dorset, England. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

British Beaches is a Good Stuff website. Fri, 19 Jul 2024 13:09:25 +0100