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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

Thursday

23 March 2017

Clear Sky

Minimum Temperature4°C (39°F)
Wind DirectionEasterly
Wind Speed12mph
VisibilityModerate
Pressure1024mb
Humidity79%
UV Risk3
PollutionLow
Sunset18:21 GMT

Friday

24 March 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature9°C (48°F)
Minimum Temperature2°C (36°F)
Wind DirectionEast South Easterly
Wind Speed8mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1035mb
Humidity69%
UV Risk3
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:56 GMT
Sunset18:23 GMT

Saturday

25 March 2017

Sunny

Maximum Temperature11°C (52°F)
Minimum Temperature4°C (39°F)
Wind DirectionNorth North Easterly
Wind Speed3mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1033mb
Humidity53%
UV Risk3
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:53 GMT
Sunset18:25 GMT

Thursday

High tide: 00:00

Low tide: 06:21

High tide: 12:23

Low tide: 18:58

Friday

High tide: 01:13

Low tide: 07:26

High tide: 13:26

Low tide: 19:53

Saturday

High tide: 02:03

Low tide: 08:14

High tide: 14:13

Low tide: 20:37

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).