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Folkestone (Beach) weather

  • Light shower day 14 °C

    6 °C

  • Sunny intervals 13 °C

    7 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    8 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    8 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    8 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    7 °C

  • Sunny intervals 11 °C

    7 °C

Wednesday (Wednesday 25 April 2018)
Now 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Heavy shower day Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Sunny intervals Light shower night Cloudy Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 60% 30% 40% 40% 10% 30% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 8 21 W 6 17 W 8 16 W 10 18 WSW 13 22 W 14 23 W 13 23 W 15 25 WSW 16 27 SW 19 31 SW 18 32 WSW 20 34 WSW 19 32 W 14 26 WSW 14 25 WSW 14 26 WSW 15 27 WSW 13 25 WSW 13 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG VG VG VG VG VG E VG VG VG VG VG G E VG VG E VG
Humidity
89% 86% 83% 78% 75% 59% 53% 49% 54% 66% 66% 66% 69% 74% 75% 78% 78% 79% 80%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Slight Moderate Slight
UV index
1 1 2 2 3 4 4 4 3 3 2 2 1 1
Sunrise: 05:41 Sunset: 20:07 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M

∗ Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Thursday (Thursday 26 April 2018)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Light shower day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 20% 40% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 7 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 13 25 W 13 25 W 12 24 W 12 23 W 12 23 W 12 24 W 11 23 W 12 21 W 13 23 W 14 25 WSW 14 25 WSW 15 26 WSW 15 26 WSW 16 27 WSW 17 28 SW 17 28 SW 16 28 SW 17 28 SW 15 26 WSW 14 24 WSW 12 21 WSW 11 20 WSW 10 18 WSW 9 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E E E E E E E E E E E VG VG VG VG
Humidity
80% 81% 84% 85% 86% 86% 87% 84% 76% 67% 61% 56% 53% 56% 58% 64% 63% 66% 67% 67% 72% 76% 80% 83%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Slight
UV index
1 1 2 3 4 4 4 5 4 3 2 2 1 1
Sunrise: 05:39 Sunset: 20:08 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: H

∗ Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Friday (Friday 27 April 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% 10% 10% 20% 30% 50% 20% 10%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 9 15 WSW 8 14 SW 5 10 S 6 9 SE 9 16 SE 11 20 SE 10 18 ESE 9 15 ESE 10 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG G G G G G
Humidity
85% 87% 91% 85% 81% 75% 76% 81% 89%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Slight Smooth (wavelets)
UV index
1 2 4 2 1
Sunrise: 05:37 Sunset: 20:10 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M

∗ Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Saturday (Saturday 28 April 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 20% 10% 20% 20% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
E 11 18 ESE 11 18 NNW 11 19 NNE 12 22 SSE 12 23 S 12 22 S 12 20 ENE 11 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G VG VG G
Humidity
91% 93% 92% 84% 78% 75% 81% 88%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Slight Smooth (wavelets)
UV index
1 3 4 2 1
Sunrise: 05:35 Sunset: 20:12 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M

∗ Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Sunday (Sunday 29 April 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Light rain
10% 20% 20% 60% 60% 30% 30% 50%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 10 16 NNE 12 20 N 14 23 NNE 16 27 NNW 17 29 E 17 29 WSW 17 27 W 15 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G
Humidity
92% 92% 91% 86% 85% 83% 86% 90%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Slight Moderate Slight
UV index
1 2 3 2 1
Sunrise: 05:33 Sunset: 20:13 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3

∗ Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Monday (Monday 30 April 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
20% 20% 20% 10% 20% 20% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 15 24 N 15 24 NW 15 24 NW 16 27 NW 15 26 E 14 25 NNW 13 21 WNW 12 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G VG VG VG
Humidity
89% 89% 88% 80% 74% 73% 77% 85%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Slight
UV index
1 3 3 2 1
Sunrise: 05:31 Sunset: 20:15 Moon phase: Full

∗ Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Tuesday (Tuesday 1 May 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 12 19 NNW 11 18 NNW 12 19 NNW 13 22 NNW 14 26 SSW 13 24 S 11 20 SSW 11 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
88% 90% 89% 80% 72% 70% 74% 77%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
No Data
UV index
1 3 3 2 1
Sunrise: 05:29 Sunset: 20:17 Moon phase: Full

∗ Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

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Updated:
Tiree Heavy shower night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Sunny day 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Heavy shower day 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Sunny day 50.822 -0.136
Dover Cloudy 51.126 1.318
Exeter Clear night 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Sunny intervals 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Sunny day 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny day 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Clear night 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Sunny intervals 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Sunny intervals 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Sunny intervals 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Light shower day 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Clear night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Clear night 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Clear night 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Clear night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Sunny day 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny day 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Cloudy 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Sunny day 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Heavy shower day 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Sunny intervals 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
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Regional Forecast for London & South East England

Headline:

Scattered, heavy showers and sunny spells.

Today:

A mixture of sunny spells and occasional showers, accompanied by a fresh westerly breeze. The showers will be most frequent in the afternoon, when some will turn heavy, with a risk of hail and thunder. Maximum temperature 15 °C.

Tonight:

Heavy, perhaps thundery showers will ease during the evening. Thereafter it will be a dry night with clear spells. Chilly with the brisk westerly wind continuing. Minimum temperature 4 °C.

Thursday:

Another breezy day with sunny spells and a few showers, although these will generally be lighter and more isolated than Wednesday. Maximum temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Rain, heavy at times, through much of Friday. Occasional rain on Saturday, although with some drier spells. Further persistent rain likely Sunday with winds strengthening. Cool throughout.

Updated: 02:45 on Wed 25 Apr 2018 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Sunshine and blustery, heavy showers.

Today:

A breezy day with a mixture of sunny spells and occasional blustery showers. The showers will become more frequent as the day goes on, becoming heavy and with a risk of hail and thunder in places during the afternoon.

Tonight:

The showers will become isolated in central, southern and eastern areas overnight, but they will continue in the north and west, with further heavy and possibly thundery downpours possible.

Thursday:

After a chilly start with a frost in parts of the north, Thursday will be another day of sunshine and showers, these most frequent and heaviest in the north.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Rain spreads into central parts Friday, but brighter with showers further north. Bright spells and showers Saturday. Rain in the south on Sunday, brighter with a few showers further north.

Updated: 01:00 on Wed 25 Apr 2018 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 29 Apr 2018 to Tuesday 8 May 2018:

Northern and western parts of the UK should be mainly dry on Sunday and Monday, except for the odd shower. In the south and east it is likely to be changeable with showers or longer spells of rain and stronger winds. Temperatures will be close to average but along North Sea coasts it will feel colder with easterly winds. Mixed conditions will then continue through the first week of May with brisk winds and spells of rain at times, perhaps with some snow over the Scottish mountains. Some drier and sunnier spells too. Temperatures will remain close to average throughout, but at times it will feel colder with a greater risk of frost overnight, especially in the north.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 9 May 2018 to Wednesday 23 May 2018:

Mixed weather conditions are mostly likely to continue into early May, with showers or longer spells of rain, interspersed with drier and brighter interludes. A more settled spell may develop for a time in early May, especially in the north. Thereafter, there are some signs that from mid-month it may become drier and settled more widely across the UK, although confidence in this aspect of the forecast is low. Temperatures are likely to be variable during this period as is often the case at this time of the year, averaging out close to normal. However, if a drier and more settled spell develops, then temperatures may become warmer than average.

Updated: 01:00 on Wed 25 Apr 2018 BST

Location details

Folkestone (Beach)

Location
51.082, 1.191
Altitude
0 m above mean sea level

Folkestone (Beach) tide times

Monday's tide times

(local port - Folkestone)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 07:22 0.7
High 11:43 7
Low 19:37 0.7

Tuesday's tide times

(local port - Folkestone)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 00:01 7.2
Low 07:59 0.6
High 12:20 7.1
Low 20:11 0.6

Wednesday's tide times

(local port - Folkestone)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 00:38 7.3
Low 08:31 0.6
High 12:59 7.1
Low 20:43 0.6

Thursday's tide times

(local port - Folkestone)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 01:17 7.2
Low 09:04 0.6
High 13:42 7.1
Low 21:18 0.7

Friday's tide times

(local port - Folkestone)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 02:01 7.1
Low 09:40 0.8
High 14:30 6.9
Low 21:58 0.9

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Folkestone)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 02:51 6.9
Low 10:22 1.1
High 15:27 6.6
Low 22:44 1.2

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