"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

Thursday
20 July


Chance of rain 70%
Max temp. 22°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1006
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 03:42 BST
(02:42 GMT)

High Tide 09:39 BST
(08:39 GMT)

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

High Tide 21:57 BST
(20:57 GMT)

Friday
21 July


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 22°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SE
Pressure 1011
Humidity 56%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 04:48 BST
(03:48 GMT)

High Tide 10:42 BST
(09:42 GMT)

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

High Tide 23:02 BST
(22:02 GMT)

Saturday
22 July


Chance of rain 38%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 05:46 BST
(04:46 GMT)

High Tide 11:39 BST
(10:39 GMT)

Low Tide 18:24 BST
(17:24 GMT)

Sunday
23 July


Chance of rain 44%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 63%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 06:42 BST
(05:42 GMT)

High Tide 12:29 BST
(11:29 GMT)

Low Tide 19:20 BST
(18:20 GMT)

High Tide 23:00 GMT

Monday
24 July


Chance of rain 45%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
WNW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 07:33 BST
(06:33 GMT)

High Tide 13:15 BST
(12:15 GMT)

Low Tide 20:12 BST
(19:12 GMT)

High Tide 23:52 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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