"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Bournemouth - Southbourne Beach

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

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Bournemouth - Southbourne Beach

  • The Clay Studio (1m)
  • Serendipity Sams Play and Party Centre (2m)
  • Littledown Centre (2m)
  • Littledown Miniature Railway (2m)
  • Boscombe Chine Gardens Minigolf (2m)
  • Christchurch Castle (2m)
  • Laser Quest Bournemouth (3m)
  • Oceanarium (4m)
  • Oceanarium, The Bournemouth Aquarium (4m)
  • RockReef (4m)
  • Bournemouth Eye (4m)
  • The Bournemouth Eye (4m)
  • Highcliffe Castle (4m)
  • Curious About Bournemouth (4m)
  • Adventure Wonderland (4m)
  • Bournemouth Aviation Museum (4m)
  • The Alice in Wonderland Family Park (4m)
  • Lollipops Soft Play Cafe Bournemouth (5m)
  • Slades Farm Skate Park (5m)

Tourist Information

Christchurch
Tourist Information Centre
49 High Street
Dorset
England
BH23 1AS

Phone 01202 471 780
Email enquiries@christchurchtourism.info

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 18 August

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 62%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 57%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 67%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 29%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 52%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 25%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
W
Pressure 1013
Humidity 57%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 1015
Humidity 69%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:41 BST
(01:41 GMT)
High Tide
08:24 BST
(07:24 GMT)
Low Tide
15:05 BST
(14:05 GMT)
High Tide
20:26 BST
(19:26 GMT)

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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