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Felixstowe - South Beach

Felixstowe, Suffolk

A sand and shingle beach gently sloping to the sea in a sheltered bay. It is backed by a promenade level with the beach and behind the promenade there are gardens. The beach is popular with families.

Weather and Tides


22 August 2017

Partly Cloudy

Minimum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Wind DirectionEast South Easterly
Wind Speed12mph
UV Risk4
Sunset20:05 BST


23 August 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature23°C (73°F)
Minimum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Wind DirectionSouth South Easterly
Wind Speed13mph
UV Risk5
Sunrise05:51 BST
Sunset20:02 BST


24 August 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature21°C (70°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionWest South Westerly
Wind Speed14mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk5
Sunrise05:52 BST
Sunset20:00 BST


Low tide: 06:12 BST
(05:12 22 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 12:52 BST
(11:52 22 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 18:48 BST
(17:48 22 August 2017 GMT)


High tide: 01:15 BST
(00:15 23 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 06:54 BST
(05:54 23 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 13:35 BST
(12:35 23 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 19:31 BST
(18:31 23 August 2017 GMT)


High tide: 01:59 BST
(00:59 24 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 07:35 BST
(06:35 24 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 14:15 BST
(13:15 24 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 20:13 BST
(19:13 24 August 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Felixstowe Pier) 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 (