"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Southsea Beach

Southsea is a very popular beach. stretching from Old Portsmouth to Eastney. It is mostly shingle and slopes quite rapidly into the sea.

Beach type: Shingle

Nearest town: Portsmouth

Local authority: Portsmouth City Council

OS Grid Reference: SZ654980

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Things to see and do near Southsea Beach

  • Southsea Model Village (0m)
  • Portsmouth Natural History Museum (0m)
  • The Pyramids Centre (0m)
  • Southsea Skatepark (1m)
  • Southsea Castle (1m)
  • Local Haunts Portsmouth (1m)
  • D Day Museum (1m)
  • D-Day Museum and Overlord Embroidery (1m)
  • Blue Reef Aquarium (1m)
  • Royal Marines Museum (1m)
  • Pirate Petes Indoor Play (1m)
  • Clarence Pier (1m)
  • Portsmouth City Museum (1m)
  • Portsmouth Indoor Tennis Centre (2m)
  • Royal Garrison Church (2m)
  • Catholic Cathedral of St John (2m)
  • Bowlplex Portsmouth (2m)
  • Aspex Gallery (2m)
  • Eastney Beam Engine House (2m)
  • Natural History Museum (2m)
  • The D Day Museum and Overlord Embroidery (2m)
  • Miniport at Gunwharf Quays (2m)
  • Spinnaker Tower (2m)
  • Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum (2m)
  • Miniport Portsmouth Historic Dockyard (2m)
  • Curious About Portsmouth (2m)
  • Portsmouth Historic Dockyard (2m)
  • Royal Navy Submarine Museum (2m)
  • Fuzzy Eds at The Sovereigns (2m)
  • Oakleaf Brewing Company Ltd (2m)

Tourist Information

Portsmouth (Southsea)
Tourist Information Centre
Clarence Esplanade
VIC and D-Day Museum

Phone 023 9282 6722
Email vis@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 27 April


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1021
Humidity 88%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1021
Humidity 56%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 39%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 44%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 78%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
05:54 BST
(04:54 GMT)
High Tide
12:40 BST
(11:40 GMT)
Low Tide
18:13 BST
(17:13 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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Southsea is a very popular beach. stretching from Old Portsmouth to Eastney. It is mostly shingle and slopes quite rapidly into the sea.

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