Southbourne is one of Bournemouth's quieter beaches, popular with bathers due to the fact it has no sudden shelves or rip currents. This sandy beach has good access facilities and free LV= Kidzone children’s safety wristbands are available from the beach office. The most popular feature is the seafront restaurant/bistro which is open year round.
Beach type: Sand & Shingle
Nearest town: Bournemouth
Local authority: Bournemouth Borough Council
OS Grid Reference: SZ148911
Tourist Information Centre
49 High Street
Phone 01202 471 780
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Forecast for Thursday 23 March
|Chance of rain||10%|
|Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.||
|Chance of rain||47%|
|Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.||
|Chance of rain||53%|
|Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.||
|Chance of rain||77%|
|Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.||
|Chance of rain||55%|
|Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.||
|Chance of rain||61%|
|Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.||
Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.
In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.
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