"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

22 March

Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1021
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 01:41 GMT

Low Tide 08:24 GMT

High Tide 14:01 GMT

Low Tide 20:43 GMT

23 March

Chance of rain 61%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1003
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 02:21 GMT

Low Tide 09:07 GMT

High Tide 14:45 GMT

Low Tide 21:32 GMT

24 March

Chance of rain 22%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1002
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 03:10 GMT

Low Tide 10:01 GMT

High Tide 15:41 GMT

Low Tide 22:33 GMT

25 March

Chance of rain 35%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1009
Humidity 67%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 04:12 GMT

Low Tide 11:12 GMT

High Tide 17:02 GMT

Low Tide 23:59 GMT

26 March

Chance of rain 31%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 63%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 05:45 GMT

Low Tide 12:47 GMT

High Tide 18:46 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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