"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

Saturday
19 August


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 64%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 03:59 BST
(02:59 GMT)

High Tide 09:57 BST
(08:57 GMT)

Low Tide 16:27 BST
(15:27 GMT)

High Tide 22:21 BST
(21:21 GMT)

Sunday
20 August


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1025
Humidity 60%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 04:57 BST
(03:57 GMT)

High Tide 10:55 BST
(09:55 GMT)

Low Tide 17:21 BST
(16:21 GMT)

High Tide 23:15 BST
(22:15 GMT)

Monday
21 August


Chance of rain 54%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
W
Pressure 1022
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 05:47 BST
(04:47 GMT)

High Tide 11:46 BST
(10:46 GMT)

Low Tide 18:11 BST
(17:11 GMT)

Tuesday
22 August


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 23°C
(feels like 22°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SE
Pressure 1019
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 06:34 BST
(05:34 GMT)

High Tide 12:32 BST
(11:32 GMT)

Low Tide 18:56 BST
(17:56 GMT)

High Tide 23:04 GMT

Wednesday
23 August


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 22°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 1014
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 07:20 BST
(06:20 GMT)

High Tide 13:16 BST
(12:16 GMT)

Low Tide 19:40 BST
(18:40 GMT)

High Tide 23:49 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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