British Beaches

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Brighton - Portobello Beach

Brighton, City of Brighton and Hove

Highly popular shingle and sand beach serving one of Britain's most famous seaside resorts. Local attractions include the refurbished pier, fun fairs, arcades and local boutique shopping in The Lanes. Great cafe culture, and the annual Summer Pride Week festival.

Weather and Tides


20 August 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Minimum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Wind DirectionWest South Westerly
Wind Speed12mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk4
Sunrise05:55 BST
Sunset20:11 BST


21 August 2017

Thick Cloud

Maximum Temperature20°C (68°F)
Minimum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Wind DirectionWesterly
Wind Speed10mph
UV Risk4
Sunrise05:56 BST
Sunset20:09 BST


Low tide: 04:36 BST
(03:36 20 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 10:53 BST
(09:53 20 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:03 BST
(16:03 20 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:14 BST
(22:14 20 August 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 05:28 BST
(04:28 21 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 11:45 BST
(10:45 21 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:52 BST
(16:52 21 August 2017 GMT)


High tide: 00:03 BST
(23:03 21 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 06:14 BST
(05:14 22 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 12:31 BST
(11:31 22 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 18:37 BST
(17:37 22 August 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Brighton Marina) and may not be accurate for this beach. 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.

Tidal predictions are © Crown Copyright and/or database rights. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office and the UK Hydrographic Office (