Wards Island Dock Beach | Great Lakes Guide
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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



Water Quality:

  • Weather
  • Current temperature
  • -4°
    Feels like -11°
Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

    • Humidity

    • 71%
    • Precipitation

    • 0%
    • Precip. type

    • None
    • UV Index

    • 0
    • Visibility

    • 16.1km
    • Sunrise

    • 7:45 AM
    • Sunset

    • 5:14 PM
    • Wind gust

    • 40.6kph
    • Wind speed

    • 23.8kph
    • Wind direction

    • Southwest

    • Today

    • -1°
    • -8°
    • Wednesday

    • -4°
    • Thursday

    • -2°
    • Friday

    • Saturday

    • Sunday

    • Monday


The flora and fauna need protection, but humans are not outside the natural environment: we are part of it too!



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Paul Bulas
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