Use my current location crosshair

UK tide times

Recent locations
Loading Met Office

Hemsby (Beach)

Friday 28 April

Low High Low High
04:03 09:20 16:17 21:36
0.4 m 3.5 m 0.5 m 3.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NNW 11
View a detailed forecast for this area

Saturday 29 April

Low High Low High
04:46 10:03 17:04 22:24
0.5 m 3.4 m 0.5 m 3.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 14
View a detailed forecast for this area

Sunday 30 April

Low High Low High
05:29 10:46 17:51 23:15
0.7 m 3.4 m 0.6 m 3.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy ESE 24
View a detailed forecast for this area

Monday 1 May

Low High Low
06:14 11:33 18:42
0.9 m 3.2 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 13
View a detailed forecast for this area

Tuesday 2 May

High Low High Low
00:13 07:05 12:24 19:41
3.2 m 1.1 m 3.1 m 0.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals N 12
View a detailed forecast for this area

Regional forecast for East of England

This Evening and Tonight:

Mostly dry overnight with variable cloud amounts, just the small chance of an isolated light shower. Light winds, and turning chilly in any clearer periods. Minimum Temperature 5 °C.

Saturday:

A mostly dry day with sunny spells, although still the chance of an isolated light shower. Feeling warmer than of late, and becoming breezier later. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Sunday, bright and breezy, but with a chance of rain later. Rather cloudy at times on Monday with showery rain possible, winds easing. Tuesday, mostly dry with sunny spells developing.

Updated at: 1328 on Fri 28 Apr 2017


How to use this page

To view Tide Times for a desired location, either browse the map above to select your desired location or enter a beach location into the search box and click on your chosen location. Tide tables are displayed beneath the weather forecast for up to five days ahead.

Tide times are available for around 500 locations. To change location, enter your or the first half of a UK postcode into the search box.

For web browsers that have geolocation capabilities, you can also use the 'find my location' button to automatically find your location.

What are tides?

Tides refer to the rise and fall of a body of water, most commonly seen in the oceans; caused by the interaction between the moon, sun and Earth.

As the positions of Earth, sun and moon change in relation to each other, the gravitational pull and centrifugal forces acting upon the oceans vary and it is these differences that cause fluctuation in the height of the sea which we see at the tides going out and in.

In the UK we mostly experience a semi-diurnal tide which means we experience two high tides and two low tides each day. These occur approximately every 12 hours and 25 minutes.