British Beaches

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Sheerness Beach Beach

Sheerness, Kent

A substantial sea defence wall, which forms the promenade, is a distinctive characteristic of this gently sloping sand and shingle beach at the mouth of the Thames and Medway estuaries. Gardens and a leisure complex separate the town centre from the beach

Weather and Tides


19 August 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature20°C (68°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionWesterly
Wind Speed17mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk5
Sunrise05:48 BST
Sunset20:12 BST


20 August 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature20°C (68°F)
Minimum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Wind DirectionWesterly
Wind Speed10mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk5
Sunrise05:50 BST
Sunset20:10 BST


Low tide: 04:53 BST
(03:53 19 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 11:09 BST
(10:09 19 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:30 BST
(16:30 19 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:41 BST
(22:41 19 August 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 06:03 BST
(05:03 20 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 12:12 BST
(11:12 20 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 18:40 BST
(17:40 20 August 2017 GMT)


High tide: 00:41 BST
(23:41 20 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 07:02 BST
(06:02 21 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 13:05 BST
(12:05 21 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 19:37 BST
(18:37 21 August 2017 GMT)

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