Wards Island Dock Beach | Great Lakes Guide
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Wards Island Dock Beach is a Blue Flag Beach for the 2019 season*.

Wards Island Dock Beach is a beach facing the Inner Harbour of Toronto. It is a popular spot for recreational water users on Wards Island in Toronto. In the summer the residents and visitors of Wards Island can go out for a canoe, kayak, and Stand-Up-Paddle. No lifeguards are on duty at Wards Island Dock Beach. In 2017 and 2019 Toronto Islands reached historical water levels submerging much of the Island underwater.

The Toronto Islands are a little piece of natural paradise in the City of Toronto. It is a popular place to visit for Toronto mainland residents and tourists. Wards Island is where the residential part of the island is. It is home year-round to over 600 people.
The Island Sampling Team is made up of residents of Wards Island. These citizen scientists are a part of the Toronto Monitoring Hub, which is one of Swim Drink Fish’s monitoring hubs. You can access the detailed open data files for this location here: https://www.recreationalwater.ca/toronto

*A Blue Flag beach is one that meets strict water quality and safety criteria. These beaches are certified annually as being clean, accessible, eco-friendly, and having great water quality! Swim Drink Fish is the National Operator for Blue Flag in Canada.

For more information, visit www.blueflag.ca



Water Quality:

  • Weather
  • Current temperature
  • 19°
    Feels like 19°
Rain starting in the afternoon.

    • Humidity

    • 75%
    • Precipitation

    • 0%
    • Precip. type

    • None
    • UV Index

    • 0
    • Visibility

    • 16.1km
    • Sunrise

    • 5:42 AM
    • Sunset

    • 8:50 PM
    • Wind gust

    • 18.3kph
    • Wind speed

    • 11.5kph
    • Wind direction

    • Southeast

    • Today

    • 20°
    • 16°
    • Friday

    • 21°
    • 14°
    • Saturday

    • 17°
    • 10°
    • Sunday

    • 16°
    • Monday

    • 17°
    • 10°
    • Tuesday

    • 18°
    • 11°
    • Wednesday

    • 21°
    • 14°

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Stong Pond, ON
Osamah Ali
Toronto