"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
28 June


Chance of rain 50%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 996
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 02:47 BST
(01:47 GMT)

Low Tide 09:30 BST
(08:30 GMT)

High Tide 15:18 BST
(14:18 GMT)

Low Tide 21:53 BST
(20:53 GMT)

Thursday
29 June


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 997
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 03:34 BST
(02:34 GMT)

Low Tide 10:18 BST
(09:18 GMT)

High Tide 16:05 BST
(15:05 GMT)

Low Tide 22:43 BST
(21:43 GMT)

Friday
30 June


Chance of rain 38%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 04:22 BST
(03:22 GMT)

Low Tide 11:08 BST
(10:08 GMT)

High Tide 16:53 BST
(15:53 GMT)

Low Tide 23:36 BST
(22:36 GMT)

Saturday
1 July


Chance of rain 68%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
NW
Pressure 1015
Humidity 63%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 05:12 BST
(04:12 GMT)

Low Tide 12:02 BST
(11:02 GMT)

High Tide 17:44 BST
(16:44 GMT)

Sunday
2 July


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1020
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 06:08 BST
(05:08 GMT)

Low Tide 13:02 BST
(12:02 GMT)

High Tide 18:40 BST
(17:40 GMT)

Low Tide 23:35 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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