"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Botany Bay Beach Weather and Tides

A popular yet quiet sandy bay in a natural setting. It is an ideal beach for families with safe bathing and plenty for children to explore. It got the name because of the common fate of captured smugglers who frequented it who were then deported in a convict ship to Botany Bay in Australia.

Nearest town: Broadstairs

Local authority: Kent County Council

OS Grid Reference: TR392711

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for the next five days

Monday
16 July


Chance of rain 27%
Max temp. 25°C
(feels like 24°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
ESE
Pressure 1013
Humidity 55%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 02:51 BST
(01:51 GMT)

Low Tide 09:21 BST
(08:21 GMT)

High Tide 15:08 BST
(14:08 GMT)

Low Tide 22:05 BST
(21:05 GMT)

Tuesday
17 July


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 22°C
(feels like 20°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1015
Humidity 47%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 03:42 BST
(02:42 GMT)

Low Tide 10:06 BST
(09:06 GMT)

High Tide 15:58 BST
(14:58 GMT)

Low Tide 22:52 BST
(21:52 GMT)

Wednesday
18 July


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 57%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 04:34 BST
(03:34 GMT)

Low Tide 10:51 BST
(09:51 GMT)

High Tide 16:46 BST
(15:46 GMT)

Low Tide 23:40 BST
(22:40 GMT)

Thursday
19 July


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
ESE
Pressure 1015
Humidity 55%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 05:26 BST
(04:26 GMT)

Low Tide 11:39 BST
(10:39 GMT)

High Tide 17:37 BST
(16:37 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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