Dovercourt Bay Beach

Dovercourt Bay beach, Harwich, Essex

Place Category: Beaches

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  • Dovercourt Bay beach is a sand and shingle beach that gently shelves into the sea. A popular family beach with activities and amusements to keep the children happy.

    Dovercourt is well known for being the location for Maplins Holiday Park in the 1980’s BBC sitcom Hi-De-Hi.

    Facilities include cafe, restaurant, shops, beach huts, car parking, toilets, disabled facilities including access to beach, slipway, promenade.

    Dovercourt Bay Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for Dovercourt Bay Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 3 beaches around Harwich, 23 beaches in Essex, or check our Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Dovercourt Bay Beach Weather Forecast

    Light rain today and Saturday, with temperatures falling to 17°C on Saturday.

    Today's Forecast
     Drizzle in the morning and afternoon.
     
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       81%  57%   7 mph
      4:45 am    9:02 pm
    Tuesday, May 30th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       8%  52%   10 mph
      4:44 am    9:03 pm

    Wednesday, May 31st
     Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
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       0%  12%   2 mph
      4:43 am    9:04 pm
    Thursday, Jun 1st
     Clear throughout the day.
     
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       0%  2%   8 mph
      4:42 am    9:05 pm

    Friday, Jun 2nd
     Partly cloudy in the morning.
     
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    20
       16%  45%   7 mph
      4:41 am    9:06 pm
    Saturday, Jun 3rd
     Light rain until evening.
     
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    17
       61%  79%   2 mph
      4:41 am    9:07 pm

    Sunday, Jun 4th
     Partly cloudy starting in the evening.
     
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       5%  15%   12 mph
      4:40 am    9:09 pm
    Monday, Jun 5th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       1%  46%   9 mph
      4:39 am    9:09 pm

  • Dovercourt Bay Beach Tide Times

     

  • Dovercourt Bay Beach Water quality

    Samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:

    • Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
    • Good: generally good water quality
    • Sufficient: meets minimum standards
    • Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
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