"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

Tuesday
21 November


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 00:00 GMT

Low Tide 07:16 GMT

High Tide 12:15 GMT

Low Tide 19:28 GMT

Wednesday
22 November


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 12mph.
SSW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 00:32 GMT

Low Tide 07:43 GMT

High Tide 12:42 GMT

Low Tide 19:56 GMT

Thursday
23 November


Chance of rain 37%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
WSW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 00:57 GMT

Low Tide 08:14 GMT

High Tide 13:07 GMT

Low Tide 20:28 GMT

Friday
24 November


Chance of rain 39%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1006
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 01:22 GMT

Low Tide 08:49 GMT

High Tide 13:38 GMT

Low Tide 21:05 GMT

Saturday
25 November


Chance of rain 38%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
W
Pressure 1009
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 01:59 GMT

Low Tide 09:29 GMT

High Tide 14:23 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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