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Dovercourt Bay Beach

Harwich, Essex

This popular sandy beach has low. wooden groynes and is backed by a sea wall. The promenade extends to Harwich Town.

Weather and Tides

Thursday

17 August 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature23°C (73°F)
Minimum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Wind DirectionWest South Westerly
Wind Speed17mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1011mb
Humidity67%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:42 BST
Sunset20:15 BST

Friday

18 August 2017

Sunny

Maximum Temperature21°C (70°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionWest South Westerly
Wind Speed18mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1011mb
Humidity46%
UV Risk6
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:43 BST
Sunset20:13 BST

Saturday

19 August 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature20°C (68°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionWesterly
Wind Speed17mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1017mb
Humidity49%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:45 BST
Sunset20:11 BST

Thursday

Low tide: 01:07 BST
(00:07 17 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 07:52 BST
(06:52 17 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 13:43 BST
(12:43 17 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 20:20 BST
(19:20 17 August 2017 GMT)

Friday

Low tide: 02:37 BST
(01:37 18 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 09:07 BST
(08:07 18 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 15:08 BST
(14:08 18 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 21:38 BST
(20:38 18 August 2017 GMT)

Saturday

Low tide: 03:47 BST
(02:47 19 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 10:17 BST
(09:17 19 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 16:19 BST
(15:19 19 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 22:47 BST
(21:47 19 August 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Harwich) 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 (www.ukho.gov.uk).