"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

19 March

Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 54%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 01:05 GMT

Low Tide 07:19 GMT

High Tide 13:24 GMT

Low Tide 19:28 GMT

20 March

Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1027
Humidity 51%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 01:40 GMT

Low Tide 07:47 GMT

High Tide 13:59 GMT

Low Tide 19:59 GMT

21 March

Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1030
Humidity 58%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 02:14 GMT

Low Tide 08:16 GMT

High Tide 14:36 GMT

Low Tide 20:32 GMT

22 March

Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 02:51 GMT

Low Tide 08:46 GMT

High Tide 15:15 GMT

Low Tide 21:07 GMT

23 March

Chance of rain 52%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 997
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 03:29 GMT

Low Tide 09:21 GMT

High Tide 15:56 GMT

Low Tide 21:48 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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