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Cowes Beach

(West Cowes Beach)

Isle of Wight, England

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To the west of the town, Cowes beach is mostly gravel and slopes into deep water with strong currents.

At high tide there can be little beach left. Along the Esplanade there are shops, refreshments and public toilets. Egypt Point is particularly favoured by anglers.

Cowes Beach is adjacent to the Isle of Wight Coast Path.

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Weather and tides for Friday 15 October

Chance of rain 15%
Min temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 7mph
Tomorrow (Saturday)
Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 9mph
Max UV Index

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   16.4°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Cowes Beach

Things to do and see in the area

Isle Of Wight Coastal Footpath (1 miles)
Osborne House (1.6 miles)
Exbury Gardens & Steam Railway (4.5 miles)
Monkey Haven (4.7 miles)
Titchfield Haven National Nature Reserve (4.7 miles)
Quarr Abbey (5.1 miles)
Haven Falconry (5.9 miles)
Isle of Wight Steam Railway (5.9 miles)

Places to eat near Cowes Beach

New Holmwood Hotel & Restaurant (330 yards)
Number 3 (210 yards)
Murrays Seafood Restaurant (150 yards)
Moocow (210 yards)
Mojac's Restaurant and Bar (190 yards)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Cowes

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: SZ490966

Country: England

Local Authority: Isle of Wight

Parish: Cowes

Nearest postcode: PO31 8BJ

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Visitor information for Cowes Beach, Isle of Wight, England. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

British Beaches is a Good Stuff website. Fri, 15 Oct 2021 21:05:42 +0100