"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

Wednesday
17 January


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 12mph.
W
Pressure 1009
Humidity 66%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 05:41 GMT

High Tide 11:19 GMT

Low Tide 18:01 GMT

High Tide 23:43 GMT

Thursday
18 January


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
W
Pressure 1003
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 06:17 GMT

High Tide 11:49 GMT

Low Tide 18:36 GMT

Friday
19 January


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
W
Pressure 1003
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 00:12 GMT

Low Tide 06:51 GMT

High Tide 12:19 GMT

Low Tide 19:11 GMT

Saturday
20 January


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
NW
Pressure 1006
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 00:41 GMT

Low Tide 07:24 GMT

High Tide 12:50 GMT

Low Tide 19:41 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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