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Whitby Beach

Whitby, North Yorkshire

A sandy and rocky beach backed by cliffs. Whitby was the home of Captain James Cook and has welcomed visitors to its sandy shore for hundreds of years. It is usually favoured by the younger generation.

Weather and Tides

Tuesday

27 June 2017

Heavy Rain

Maximum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Easterly
Wind Speed19mph
VisibilityGood
Pressure1009mb
Humidity87%
UV Risk2
PollutionLow
Sunrise04:29 BST
Sunset21:42 BST

Wednesday

28 June 2017

Heavy Rain

Maximum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionNorth North Easterly
Wind Speed22mph
VisibilityModerate
Pressure1000mb
Humidity91%
UV Risk2
PollutionLow
Sunrise04:29 BST
Sunset21:42 BST

Thursday

29 June 2017

Light Rain

Maximum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionNorth North Easterly
Wind Speed14mph
VisibilityGood
Pressure994mb
Humidity92%
UV Risk2
PollutionLow
Sunrise04:30 BST
Sunset21:42 BST

Tuesday

High tide: 06:58 BST
(05:58 27 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 13:27 BST
(12:27 27 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 19:32 BST
(18:32 27 June 2017 GMT)

Wednesday

Low tide: 01:42 BST
(00:42 28 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 07:46 BST
(06:46 28 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 14:16 BST
(13:16 28 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 20:24 BST
(19:24 28 June 2017 GMT)

Thursday

Low tide: 02:29 BST
(01:29 29 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 08:36 BST
(07:36 29 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 15:06 BST
(14:06 29 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 21:17 BST
(20:17 29 June 2017 GMT)

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