"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Botany Bay Beach Weather and Tides

A popular yet quiet sandy bay in a natural setting. It is an ideal beach for families with safe bathing and plenty for children to explore. It got the name because of the common fate of captured smugglers who frequented it who were then deported in a convict ship to Botany Bay in Australia.

Nearest town: Broadstairs

Local authority: Kent County Council

OS Grid Reference: TR392711

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for the next five days

Friday
20 October


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 1007
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 07:16 BST
(06:16 GMT)

High Tide 12:55 BST
(11:55 GMT)

Low Tide 19:39 BST
(18:39 GMT)

Saturday
21 October


Chance of rain 37%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 11mph.
SSW
Pressure 1005
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 01:14 BST
(00:14 GMT)

Low Tide 07:52 BST
(06:52 GMT)

High Tide 13:26 BST
(12:26 GMT)

Low Tide 20:10 BST
(19:10 GMT)

Sunday
22 October


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
W
Pressure 1013
Humidity 62%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 01:42 BST
(00:42 GMT)

Low Tide 08:28 BST
(07:28 GMT)

High Tide 14:01 BST
(13:01 GMT)

Low Tide 20:41 BST
(19:41 GMT)

Monday
23 October


Chance of rain 44%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1016
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 02:14 BST
(01:14 GMT)

Low Tide 09:02 BST
(08:02 GMT)

High Tide 14:37 BST
(13:37 GMT)

Low Tide 21:11 BST
(20:11 GMT)

Tuesday
24 October


Chance of rain 22%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1016
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 02:48 BST
(01:48 GMT)

Low Tide 09:33 BST
(08:33 GMT)

High Tide 15:13 BST
(14:13 GMT)

Low Tide 21:40 BST
(20:40 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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