"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Handfast Point

Handfast Point is a coastal feature in Dorset, England.

It is listed under Cliffs and Headlands: Point

Local authority: Poole Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SZ055824

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Things to see and do near Handfast Point

  • Swanage Railway (3m)
  • Swanage Museum and Heritage Centre (3m)
  • Leslie Gibbons A.T.D The Owl Pottery (3m)
  • The Big Canoe (3m)
  • Sandbanks Crazy Golf (3m)
  • Durlston Country Park (4m)
  • Brownsea Island (4m)
  • Putlake Adventure Farm (4m)

Tourist Information

Swanage
Tourist Information Centre
The White House
Shore Road
Dorset
England
BH19 1LB

Phone 01929 422 885
Email mail@swanage.gov.uk
http://www.visit-dorset.org.uk/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Tuesday 24 April

06:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1016
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1014
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 45%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
SW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 95%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 84%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
SW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 95%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
03:06 BST
(02:06 GMT)
Low Tide
12:00 BST
(11:00 GMT)
High Tide
20:17 BST
(19:17 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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