"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

South Foreland

South Foreland is a coastal feature in Kent, England.

It is listed under Cliffs and Headlands: Cape

Local authority: Kent County Council

OS Grid Reference: TR378444

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Things to see and do near South Foreland

  • South Foreland Lighthouse (1m)
  • Walmer Castle and Gardens (4m)
  • Dover Castle (4m)
  • The Wartime Tunnels at Dover Castle (4m)
  • Dover Leisure Centre (4m)
  • Dover Museum (4m)
  • Dover Sea Safari (4m)
  • Grand Shaft (4m)
  • Ceramics Cafe (4m)
  • Tides Leisure and Indoor Tennis (5m)
  • Dover Transport Museum (5m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Old Town Gaol
Biggin Street
CT16 1DL

Phone 01304 205 108
Email tic@doveruk.com

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 21 January


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 62%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1013
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 95%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1010
Humidity 97%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 48%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1007
Humidity 98%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
01:05 GMT
Low Tide
08:35 GMT
High Tide
13:19 GMT
Low Tide
20:47 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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