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Shakespeare Beach Beach

Dover, Kent

A long shingle beach set in a bay near Shakespeare Cliff. There are deep pools and a wavecut platform towards the cliff end of the beach. As the beach is reached via over 100 steps, it is not accessible for disabled visitors.

Weather and Tides

Sunday

23 July 2017

Light Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature20°C (68°F)
Minimum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Wind DirectionWest South Westerly
Wind Speed12mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1012mb
Humidity59%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:07 BST
Sunset20:55 BST

Monday

24 July 2017

Light Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature20°C (68°F)
Minimum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Wind DirectionNorth North Westerly
Wind Speed13mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1011mb
Humidity74%
UV Risk6
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:08 BST
Sunset20:54 BST

Sunday

Low tide: 06:56 BST
(05:56 23 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 11:47 BST
(10:47 23 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 19:18 BST
(18:18 23 July 2017 GMT)

Monday

High tide: 00:12 BST
(23:12 23 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 07:54 BST
(06:54 24 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 12:34 BST
(11:34 24 July 2017 GMT)

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

Tuesday

High tide: 00:59 BST
(23:59 24 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 08:44 BST
(07:44 25 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 13:18 BST
(12:18 25 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 21:02 BST
(20:02 25 July 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Dover) 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).