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Gurnard Beach

Isle of Wight, England

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Gurnard is a small resort situated on the Isle of Wight, west of Cowes, facing across the Solent to the New Forest shore.

The gravel beach slopes gently into deep water where the currents can be strong. There are various facilities along the esplanade. The Gurnard Luck river flows to the sea just to the west of the beach and there are two storm outfalls.

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

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Weather and tides for Tuesday 25 June

Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 26°C
(feels like 26°C)
Wind 7mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 0%
Min temp. 16°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 4mph

The tide at Gurnard Beach is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 4:25 PM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 7:58 PM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Moderate

Approximate sea surface temperature:   16.1°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Gurnard Beach

Things to do and see in the area

Isle Of Wight Coastal Footpath (1.6 miles)
Osborne House (2.1 miles)
Exbury Gardens & Steam Railway (4.1 miles)
Monkey Haven (4.7 miles)
Titchfield Haven National Nature Reserve (5.6 miles)
Isle of Wight Steam Railway (6.2 miles)

Places to eat near Gurnard Beach

New Holmwood Hotel & Restaurant (330 yards)

All distances are approximate

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Location: Gurnard, Cowes

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: SZ477959

Country: England

Local Authority: Isle of Wight

Parish: Gurnard

Nearest postcode: PO31 8LD

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

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