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Shanklin Central Beach

Isle of Wight, England

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Shanklin beach on the south east coast of the Isle of Wight is towards the south of Sandown Bay.

The southern half of the sandy beach slopes gently up to the cliffs with a rock ledge at its extremity and the northern half is backed by the resort's esplanade. The beach is popular with anglers. A stream flows to the beach from Shanklin Chine.

Shanklin Central Beach is adjacent to the Isle of Wight Coast Path.


Weather and tides for Tuesday 21 May

Chance of rain 48%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 4mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 5%
Min temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 7mph

The tide at Shanklin Central Beach is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 11:08 AM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 4:28 PM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   13.5°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Shanklin Central Beach

Things to do and see in the area

Shanklin Theatre (0.3 miles)
JURASSIC JIM (0.3 miles)
Shanklin to Ventnor Coastal Walk (1.4 miles)
The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary (2.3 miles)
Ventnor Park and Putting Green (3.1 miles)
Adgestone Vineyard (3.2 miles)
Godshill Model Village (3.6 miles)

All distances are approximate

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Location: Shanklin

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: SZ586814

Country: England

Local Authority: Isle of Wight

Parish: Shanklin

Nearest postcode: PO37 6BH

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Visitor information for Shanklin Central Beach, Isle of Wight, England. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

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