"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
24 February


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
ENE
Pressure 1020
Humidity 60%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 00:54 GMT

Low Tide 10:05 GMT

High Tide 13:25 GMT

Low Tide 22:40 GMT

Sunday
25 February


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
ENE
Pressure 1027
Humidity 52%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 07:39 GMT

Low Tide 11:23 GMT

High Tide 20:20 GMT

Low Tide 23:54 GMT

Monday
26 February


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
ENE
Pressure 1029
Humidity 53%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 06:26 GMT

Low Tide 12:31 GMT

High Tide 18:34 GMT

Tuesday
27 February


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
NE
Pressure 1024
Humidity 54%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 01:00 GMT

High Tide 06:50 GMT

Low Tide 13:33 GMT

High Tide 19:17 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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