"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Southport Beach

Southport is a resort beach. It has a very shallow gradient with large areas of sand exposed throughout the tidal cycle. Only at very high water is the beach completely covered by the sea up to the sea wall. There is a promenade above the beach and a pier to the north of the bathing water.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Southport

Local authority: Sefton Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SD322178

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Things to see and do near Southport Beach

  • The Southport Treasure Trail (0m)
  • Battlefield Live Southport (0m)
  • Dunes Splash World (0m)
  • Playtown Southport (1m)
  • Premier Bowl and Laser Southport (1m)
  • Model Railway Village (1m)
  • Southport Theatre and Floral Hall Complex (1m)
  • British Lawnmower Museum (1m)
  • Giggles Gym (1m)
  • Hesketh Park (2m)
  • Meols Hall (3m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
112 Lord Street

Phone 01704 533 333

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 19 April


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1022
Humidity 75%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1023
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1024
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1025
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1025
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1026
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
01:36 BST
(00:36 GMT)
High Tide
13:57 BST
(12:57 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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A busy seaside resort with plenty to entertain and a long sandy beach popular with families.

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