"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Bournemouth - Alum Chine Beach Weather and Tides

Situated at the opening to one of Bournemouth's famous Chines, this beach features a good range of facilities including beach chalets which are available to hire on a daily or weekly basis. Deck chairs, sunbeds, parasols, windbreaks and beach accessible wheelchairs are also available for hire. A regular land train service connects the Chine with Bournemouth & Boscombe piers to the east. A Treasure Island themed children’s play area takes it’s inspiration from author R L Stevenson who lived and wrote in a house in the Chine. A free to use paddling pool is very popular with children. The cliffs feature a Green Flag award winning sub-tropical garden which provides an oasis of tranquillity. The beach is gently sloping and sandy with no sudden shelving or rip currents, providing safe bathing. The beach is lifeguarded by the RNLI from May to September. Guided walk leaflets are available from Alum Chine beach office. The beach also features ice-cream vendor, snack shop and an excellent Italian Restaurant. A dog exercise area of the beach is provided May to September. Free LV= Kidzone children’s safety wristbands are available from the beach office.

Nearest town: Bournemouth

Local authority: Bournemouth Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SZ076902

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for the next five days

Saturday
21 October


Chance of rain 70%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 14mph.
SW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 64%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 05:11 BST
(04:11 GMT)

High Tide 10:31 BST
(09:31 GMT)

Low Tide 17:29 BST
(16:29 GMT)

High Tide 22:45 BST
(21:45 GMT)

Sunday
22 October


Chance of rain 50%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
W
Pressure 1014
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 05:43 BST
(04:43 GMT)

High Tide 11:01 BST
(10:01 GMT)

Low Tide 18:01 BST
(17:01 GMT)

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

Monday
23 October


Chance of rain 70%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1016
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 06:16 BST
(05:16 GMT)

High Tide 11:27 BST
(10:27 GMT)

Low Tide 18:33 BST
(17:33 GMT)

High Tide 23:41 BST
(22:41 GMT)

Tuesday
24 October


Chance of rain 41%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 06:50 BST
(05:50 GMT)

High Tide 11:51 BST
(10:51 GMT)

Low Tide 19:07 BST
(18:07 GMT)

Wednesday
25 October


Chance of rain 18%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 07:25 BST
(06:25 GMT)

High Tide 12:07 BST
(11:07 GMT)

Low Tide 19:44 BST
(18:44 GMT)

High Tide 23:03 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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