"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Birling Gap Beach Weather and Tides

Birling Gap is a small remote bay east of Beachy Head in East Sussex. The beach is approximately 300 metres (m) wide with a gentle slope. It is situated right below the backdrop of the Seven Sisters chalk cliffs. The beach is predominantly shingle, but shallow sandflats and rocks from the chalk cliff become exposed with the receding tide.

Nearest town: East Dean

Local authority: East Sussex County Council

OS Grid Reference: TV553959

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for the next five days

Thursday
23 November


Chance of rain 61%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 12mph.
WSW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 01:15 GMT

Low Tide 07:57 GMT

High Tide 13:24 GMT

Low Tide 20:15 GMT

Friday
24 November


Chance of rain 54%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
NNW
Pressure 1007
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 01:47 GMT

Low Tide 08:33 GMT

High Tide 13:58 GMT

Low Tide 20:51 GMT

Saturday
25 November


Chance of rain 13%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
WNW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 02:24 GMT

Low Tide 09:14 GMT

High Tide 14:39 GMT

Low Tide 21:36 GMT

Sunday
26 November


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
WNW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 03:12 GMT

Low Tide 10:07 GMT

High Tide 15:34 GMT

Low Tide 22:34 GMT

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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