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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 Wednesday 18 July

Today
Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 23°C
(feels like 22°C)
Wind 11mph
Max UV Index
Tonight
Chance of rain 3%
Min temp. 16°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 4mph

The tide at Cowes Beach is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 4:21 AM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 6:05 AM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   18.8°C  

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Location: Cowes

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: SZ489966

Country: England

Local Authority: Isle of Wight Council

Parish: Cowes

Nearest postcode: PO31 8AU

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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.

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