"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

Saturday
19 August


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 1016
Humidity 50%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 04:29 BST
(03:29 GMT)

High Tide 10:47 BST
(09:47 GMT)

Low Tide 17:11 BST
(16:11 GMT)

High Tide 23:10 BST
(22:10 GMT)

Sunday
20 August


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1023
Humidity 49%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 05:41 BST
(04:41 GMT)

High Tide 11:47 BST
(10:47 GMT)

Low Tide 18:23 BST
(17:23 GMT)

Monday
21 August


Chance of rain 53%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 20°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SW
Pressure 1021
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 06:43 BST
(05:43 GMT)

High Tide 12:39 BST
(11:39 GMT)

Low Tide 19:15 BST
(18:15 GMT)

High Tide 23:07 GMT

Tuesday
22 August


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 20°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSE
Pressure 1019
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

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

High Tide 13:25 BST
(12:25 GMT)

Low Tide 19:57 BST
(18:57 GMT)

High Tide 23:56 GMT

Wednesday
23 August


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 22°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 01:41 BST
(00:41 GMT)

Low Tide 08:04 BST
(07:04 GMT)

High Tide 14:05 BST
(13:05 GMT)

Low Tide 20:35 BST
(19:35 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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