"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Felixstowe - South Beach

Felixstowe is a resort town but is also home to the country's largest container port on the Orwell Estuary. Felixstowe South is a sand and shingle beach gently sloping to the sea in a sheltered bay. There is sand at low tide. The beach is backed by a promenade and gardens.

Beach type: Sand/Shingle

Nearest town: Felixstowe

Local authority: Suffolk

OS Grid Reference: TM298336


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Felixstowe - South Beach

  • Manning's Amusement Park (0m)
  • Funtasia (0m)
  • Landguard Fort (1m)
  • Last Night Of The Proms with the Felixstowe Festival Orchestra (1m)
  • Felixstowe Museum (1m)
  • Felixstowe Museum (2m)
  • MS Brightlingsea (2m)
  • Witenagemot Wines Ltd (4m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
91 Undercliff Road West
IP11 2AF

Phone 01394 276770
Email ftic@suffolkcoastal.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 25 May


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 97%
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Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 90%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 82%
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Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 85%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 93%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1021
Humidity 98%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:49 BST
(01:49 GMT)
High Tide
09:12 BST
(08:12 GMT)
Low Tide
15:09 BST
(14:09 GMT)
High Tide
21:35 BST
(20:35 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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A sand and shingle beach gently sloping to the sea in a sheltered bay. It is backed by a promenade level with the beach and behind the promenade there are gardens. The beach is popular with families.

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