"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Alum Bay

Alum Bay is a coastal feature in Isle of Wight, England.

It is listed under Bays and Coves: Bay

Local authority: Isle of Wight Council

OS Grid Reference: SZ307853

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Things to see and do near Alum Bay

  • Alum Bay Glass (Heritage Attractions Ltd) (0m)
  • Needles Park Sand Cliffs (0m)
  • The Needles Old Battery (0m)
  • Needles Old Battery (1m)
  • West Wight Sports Centre (2m)
  • Fort Victoria Country Park (3m)
  • Island Planetarium (3m)
  • Fort Victoria Marine Aquarium (3m)
  • Fort Victoria Sunken History Exhibition (3m)
  • Sunken Secrets (3m)
  • Underwater Archaeology Centre (3m)
  • Fort Victoria (3m)
  • Fort Victoria Model Railway (3m)
  • Yarmouth Castle (4m)

Tourist Information

Freshwater Bay
Tourist Information Point
Dimbola Museum and Galleries
Terrace Lane
Isle of Wight
PO40 9QE

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Tuesday 17 October


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1020
Humidity 78%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1021
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1021
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 67%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 29%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 77%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 39%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:37 BST
(01:37 GMT)
High Tide
11:12 BST
(10:12 GMT)
Low Tide
15:00 BST
(14:00 GMT)
High Tide
23:47 BST
(22:47 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. 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.

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