"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

Wednesday
28 June


Chance of rain 52%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NW
Pressure 997
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

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

High Tide 13:09 BST
(12:09 GMT)

Low Tide 19:50 BST
(18:50 GMT)

Thursday
29 June


Chance of rain 38%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SW
Pressure 996
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 01:20 BST
(00:20 GMT)

Low Tide 08:15 BST
(07:15 GMT)

High Tide 14:00 BST
(13:00 GMT)

Low Tide 20:44 BST
(19:44 GMT)

Friday
30 June


Chance of rain 56%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
W
Pressure 1003
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

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

High Tide 14:57 BST
(13:57 GMT)

Low Tide 21:42 BST
(20:42 GMT)

High Tide 23:22 GMT

Saturday
1 July


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
NW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 61%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 10:06 BST
(09:06 GMT)

High Tide 19:28 BST
(18:28 GMT)

Low Tide 22:47 BST
(21:47 GMT)

High Tide 23:55 GMT

Sunday
2 July


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WNW
Pressure 1021
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 01:55 BST
(00:55 GMT)

Low Tide 11:13 BST
(10:13 GMT)

High Tide 20:22 BST
(19:22 GMT)

Low Tide 23:57 BST
(22:57 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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