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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.

Harbour Sand Shingle Pebbles

Weather and tides for Thursday 24 May

Chance of rain 14%
Min temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 7mph
Tomorrow (Friday)
Chance of rain 30%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 7mph
Max UV Index

The tide at West Bay West Beach is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 3:42 AM tomorrow, and the next low tide will be at approximately 9:24 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

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Location: West Bay, Bridport

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: SY459904

County: Dorset

Country: England

Local Authority: West Dorset District Council

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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