"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Weymouth - Central Beach

Weymouth Central is on the Dorset coast. It is a sand and shingle beach, approximately one kilometre wide, close to Weymouth town and harbour.

Beach type: Sand and shingle

Nearest town: Weymouth

Local authority: Dorset County Council

OS Grid Reference: SY681793


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Weymouth - Central Beach

  • The Weymouth 4 Kids Treasure Trail (0m)
  • Blooming Kids (0m)
  • Sharkys Play Zone (0m)
  • Lakeside SuperBowl Weymouth (0m)
  • Radipole Lake Nature Reserve (0m)
  • Nothe Fort (0m)
  • Brewers Quay and Timewalk Journey (1m)
  • Weymouth Sea Life Park (1m)
  • Pirate Adventure Golf (1m)
  • Sea Life Adventure Park and Tower (1m)
  • Granby Fun Factory (2m)
  • SandWorld Sand Sculpture Park (2m)
  • Portland Castle (3m)
  • Portland Plateau Walk (4m)
  • Easton Gardens (5m)

Tourist Information

Weymouth Visitor Centre
Unit 1, Colwell Centre
School Street

Phone 01305 561 643
Email enquiries@weymouthinformationcentre.co.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 20 April


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1024
Humidity 91%
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Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1025
Humidity 71%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1025
Humidity 58%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 20°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1024
Humidity 59%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1024
Humidity 70%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1024
Humidity 74%
UV Index n/a
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Low Tide
03:20 BST
(02:20 GMT)
High Tide
10:11 BST
(09:11 GMT)
Low Tide
15:40 BST
(14:40 GMT)
High Tide
22:29 BST
(21:29 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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Weymouth lies within the "World Heritage Coast". The central beach is adjacent to the town centre and harbour with lots of activities and amusements during summer. The bay is sheltered and swimmers benefit from the gradually sloping sea bed.

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