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Southwold - The Pier Beach

Southwold, Suffolk

A traditional beach resort with a refurbished pier and the time-honoured beach huts.

Weather and Tides

Monday

3 August 2015

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature24°C (75°F)
Minimum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Wind DirectionSouth South Westerly
Wind Speed17mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1011mb
Humidity63%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:16 BST
Sunset20:42 BST

Tuesday

4 August 2015

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature22°C (72°F)
Minimum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Westerly
Wind Speed18mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1011mb
Humidity40%
UV Risk6
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:18 BST
Sunset20:40 BST

Wednesday

5 August 2015

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature20°C (68°F)
Minimum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Wind DirectionSoutherly
Wind Speed14mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1014mb
Humidity56%
UV Risk6
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:19 BST
Sunset20:39 BST

Monday

High tide: 01:09 BST
(00:09 3 August 2015 GMT)

Low tide: 07:02 BST
(06:02 3 August 2015 GMT)

High tide: 13:15 BST
(12:15 3 August 2015 GMT)

Low tide: 19:43 BST
(18:43 3 August 2015 GMT)

Tuesday

High tide: 01:53 BST
(00:53 4 August 2015 GMT)

Low tide: 07:45 BST
(06:45 4 August 2015 GMT)

High tide: 13:58 BST
(12:58 4 August 2015 GMT)

Low tide: 20:27 BST
(19:27 4 August 2015 GMT)

Wednesday

High tide: 02:37 BST
(01:37 5 August 2015 GMT)

Low tide: 08:28 BST
(07:28 5 August 2015 GMT)

High tide: 14:43 BST
(13:43 5 August 2015 GMT)

Low tide: 21:13 BST
(20:13 5 August 2015 GMT)

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