"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Harwich - Beacon Hill Beach Weather and Tides

Beacon Hill is a derelict fort facing south-east and on the south side of the Orwell Haven - a combined estuary of the rivers Orwell and Stour. The estuary was first fortified in Roman times and the fort last saw service as coastal artillery defence during WWII.

Nearest town: Harwich

Local authority: Essex County Council

OS Grid Reference: TM259315

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for the next five days

Wednesday
23 May


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
NE
Pressure 1023
Humidity 61%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 07:02 BST
(06:02 GMT)

Low Tide 12:59 BST
(11:59 GMT)

High Tide 19:30 BST
(18:30 GMT)

Thursday
24 May


Chance of rain 26%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
NE
Pressure 1020
Humidity 63%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 01:45 BST
(00:45 GMT)

High Tide 08:14 BST
(07:14 GMT)

Low Tide 14:14 BST
(13:14 GMT)

High Tide 20:38 BST
(19:38 GMT)

Friday
25 May


Chance of rain 15%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
ESE
Pressure 1020
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 02:51 BST
(01:51 GMT)

High Tide 09:18 BST
(08:18 GMT)

Low Tide 15:15 BST
(14:15 GMT)

High Tide 21:38 BST
(20:38 GMT)

Saturday
26 May


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
NE
Pressure 1022
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 03:48 BST
(02:48 GMT)

High Tide 10:15 BST
(09:15 GMT)

Low Tide 16:09 BST
(15:09 GMT)

High Tide 22:33 BST
(21:33 GMT)

Sunday
27 May


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
ENE
Pressure 1021
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 04:38 BST
(03:38 GMT)

High Tide 11:06 BST
(10:06 GMT)

Low Tide 16:57 BST
(15:57 GMT)

High Tide 23:24 BST
(22:24 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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