"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Folkestone Beach Weather and Tides

Folkestone bathing water is a resort beach in Kent. It is situated at the northern edge of Hythe Bay, which stretches from Folkestone down to the headland of Dungeness. The beach is of fine sand mixed with occasional gravel. It is only 200 metres wide and enclosed in a small bay with chalk cliffs in the east and a breakwater in the west. Adjacent to the breakwater is a small harbour. The bay is backed by a promenade and rocky cliffs.

Nearest town: Folkestone

Local authority: Kent County Council

OS Grid Reference: TR238362

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for the next five days

23 March

Chance of rain 58%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1002
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 02:00 GMT

Low Tide 09:35 GMT

High Tide 14:26 GMT

Low Tide 21:54 GMT

24 March

Chance of rain 13%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1002
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 02:53 GMT

Low Tide 10:22 GMT

High Tide 15:28 GMT

Low Tide 22:48 GMT

25 March

Chance of rain 13%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1011
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 04:05 GMT

Low Tide 11:26 GMT

High Tide 17:00 GMT

26 March

Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 55%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 00:04 GMT

High Tide 05:57 GMT

Low Tide 12:54 GMT

High Tide 18:45 GMT

27 March

Chance of rain 78%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1008
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 01:33 GMT

High Tide 07:27 GMT

Low Tide 14:21 GMT

High Tide 20:00 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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