"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

Wednesday
20 September


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 07:15 BST
(06:15 GMT)

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

Low Tide 19:33 BST
(18:33 GMT)

Thursday
21 September


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
S
Pressure 1017
Humidity 62%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 07:55 BST
(06:55 GMT)

High Tide 12:22 BST
(11:22 GMT)

Low Tide 20:12 BST
(19:12 GMT)

High Tide 23:10 GMT

Friday
22 September


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
WSW
Pressure 1021
Humidity 59%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 08:29 BST
(07:29 GMT)

High Tide 12:58 BST
(11:58 GMT)

Low Tide 20:46 BST
(19:46 GMT)

High Tide 23:43 GMT

Saturday
23 September


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSE
Pressure 1022
Humidity 60%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 01:18 BST
(00:18 GMT)

Low Tide 08:58 BST
(07:58 GMT)

High Tide 13:37 BST
(12:37 GMT)

Low Tide 21:14 BST
(20:14 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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