"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Calshot Beach

Calshot beach is part of a shingle spit on the Hampshire coast which extends westward into the southern end of Southampton Water. The beach in mostly shingle with some sand. It is backed by beach huts and offers views over the Solent to Isle of Wight. There are some short wooden groynes at the top of the beach which then slopes down to a shingle and sand shelf which extends out for some distance on low tides, and affords plenty of shallow water at mid tides. The beach is popular with water sports enthusiasts.

Beach type: Shingle

Nearest town: Lymington

Local authority: Isle of Wight Council

OS Grid Reference: SU482011

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Calshot Beach

  • Calshot Castle (0m)
  • Calshot Activities Centre (1m)
  • Isle of Wight Ghost Experience (3m)
  • Cowes Maritime Museum (3m)
  • Saint Mildred's Church and Church Centre (4m)
  • Osborne House (4m)
  • Royal Victoria Country Park (4m)

Tourist Information

East Cowes
Tourist Information Point
Valu 4 U
Castle Street
Isle of Wight
England
PO32 6RD

Phone 01983 280656

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 18 August

06:00


Chance of rain 31%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 67%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 37%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 60%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 53%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 61%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1013
Humidity 59%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 1014
Humidity 70%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:58 BST
(00:58 GMT)
High Tide
08:01 BST
(07:01 GMT)
High Tide
10:46 BST
(09:46 GMT)
Low Tide
14:29 BST
(13:29 GMT)
High Tide
20:34 BST
(19:34 GMT)
High Tide
23:19 BST
(22:19 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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Calshot beach is part of a shingle spit which lies within the open landscape of the South Hampshire coast. It offers panoramic views of the Solent, Southampton and the Isle of Wight. The spit also has an extensive saltmarsh of important wildlife interest.

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