"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Brightlingsea Beach Weather and Tides

Brightlingsea on the River Colne is rich in seafaring history and is one of the Cinque Ports. The town is a haven for yachting and hosts international sailing events annually. Sailing barges offer pleasure trips to visitors. Its sandy beach runs along Western Promenade next to Batemans Tower, a historic local landmark. A parade of beach huts line an attractive and enjoyable waterside walk where you can join the nature trail along the site of an old railway line to Alresford Creek. A range of sports and leisure activities are available along the promenade.

Nearest town: Brightlingsea

Local authority: Essex County Council

OS Grid Reference: TM077161

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for the next five days

Sunday
27 May


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
E
Pressure 1017
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

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

High Tide 11:35 BST
(10:35 GMT)

Low Tide 17:57 BST
(16:57 GMT)

High Tide 23:54 BST
(22:54 GMT)

Monday
28 May


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 20°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SE
Pressure 1017
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 06:30 BST
(05:30 GMT)

High Tide 12:19 BST
(11:19 GMT)

Low Tide 18:46 BST
(17:46 GMT)

Tuesday
29 May


Chance of rain 42%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
NE
Pressure 1015
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 07:05 BST
(06:05 GMT)

High Tide 12:57 BST
(11:57 GMT)

Low Tide 19:22 BST
(18:22 GMT)

High Tide 23:34 GMT

Wednesday
30 May


Chance of rain 15%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
S
Pressure 1013
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 01:11 BST
(00:11 GMT)

Low Tide 07:35 BST
(06:35 GMT)

High Tide 13:34 BST
(12:34 GMT)

Low Tide 19:56 BST
(18:56 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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