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West Bay West Beach

(West Bay Esplanade Beach)

Dorset, England

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The beach is mainly of fine pebbles with shingle and sand near to the water's edge.

West beach is a cove which has been formed between the west pier of the harbour and a protective rock groyne. Safety posters exist giving general advice.

West Bay West Beach is on the Jurassic Coast, and adjacent to the South West Coast Path.

Featured in the Sunday Times best British beaches list.

Harbour Sand Shingle Pebbles

Weather and tides for Monday 20 May

Chance of rain 1%
Min temp. 10°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph
Tomorrow (Tuesday)
Chance of rain 19%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 7mph
Max UV Index

The tide at West Bay West Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 10:57 PM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 5:41 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   13.4°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near West Bay West Beach

Things to do and see in the area

West Bay Canoes (0.2 miles)
Lyme Bay Rib Charter (0.2 miles)
Palmers Brewery (1.2 miles)
Reboot Dorset (2.2 miles)
Golden Cap Estate (3.5 miles)
Jurassic Electric Bike Adventures (4.5 miles)

Places to eat near West Bay West Beach

Rachel's (90 yards)
Baboo Gelato Ltd (180 yards)
Seagulls Restaurant (240 yards)
West Bay Tea Rooms (340 yards)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: West Bay, Bridport

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: SY459904

County: Dorset

Country: England

Local Authority: West Dorset

Parish: Bridport

Nearest postcode: DT6 4HE

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Visitor information for West Bay West Beach, Dorset, England. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

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