"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

17 January

Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 1006
Humidity 64%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 06:03 GMT

High Tide 11:02 GMT

Low Tide 18:17 GMT

High Tide 23:20 GMT

18 January

Chance of rain 34%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 1002
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 06:38 GMT

High Tide 11:32 GMT

Low Tide 18:52 GMT

High Tide 23:50 GMT

19 January

Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1005
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 07:14 GMT

High Tide 12:02 GMT

Low Tide 19:28 GMT

20 January

Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1008
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 00:18 GMT

Low Tide 07:49 GMT

High Tide 12:32 GMT

Low Tide 20:02 GMT

21 January

Chance of rain 82%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 00:47 GMT

Low Tide 08:25 GMT

High Tide 13:02 GMT

Low Tide 20:37 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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