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Place Category: Beaches
Cowes beach or West beach is a sand and shingle beach. A good point for relaxing and watching sailing and other watersports in the Solent.
This beach is steep shelved and is only recommended for strong swimmers. The adjoining beach at Gurnard has a gentler shelf and is generally less crowded, making it perfect for swimming, and the two beaches are connected via the promenade.
We have no current information on dog restrictions for Cowes Beach.
Cowes Beach Weather Forecast
Light rain today through Thursday, with temperatures bottoming out at 18°C on Monday.Light rain and breezy starting in the evening.Today's Forecast
16->1943% 62% 22 mph
5:27 am 8:58 pmRain starting in the evening.Saturday, Jul 29th
15->1973% 79% 12 mph
5:28 am 8:57 pmLight rain in the morning.Sunday, Jul 30th
14->2038% 48% 14 mph
5:30 am 8:55 pmClear throughout the day.Monday, Jul 31st
16->181% 8% 15 mph
5:31 am 8:54 pmPartly cloudy starting in the afternoon.Tuesday, Aug 1st
15->180% 19% 9 mph
5:33 am 8:52 pmMostly cloudy until evening.Wednesday, Aug 2nd
15->200% 43% 8 mph
5:34 am 8:50 pmLight rain and breezy in the morning.Thursday, Aug 3rd
17->2049% 73% 16 mph
5:36 am 8:49 pmClear throughout the day.Friday, Aug 4th
16->193% 7% 18 mph
5:37 am 8:47 pm
Cowes Beach Tide Times
Cowes 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.
Photos from around the surrounding area