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DOVER, KENT, UNITED KINGDOM BEACH WEATHER MONTHLY AVERAGES
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15°
 
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10°
 
DOVER, KENT, UNITED KINGDOM BEACH WEATHER FORECAST
Tue 28th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
11° 11° 13° 13° 13° 15° 14° 14°
81% 88% 71% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
0.1mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.5mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.1mm
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
Wed 29th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
13° 13° 13° 15° 15° 15° 15° 13°
59% 77% 80% 71% 69% 82% 85% 85%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.2mm 0.1mm
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
Thu 30th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
11° 11° 11° 13° 14° 13° 14° 12°
35% 44% 26% 100% 93% 61% 77% 21%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.3mm 0.3mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
Fri 31st May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
11° 11° 11° 12° 13° 14° 14° 12°
9% 34% 90% 95% 95% 82% 38% 89%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
Sat 1st June
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
11° 10° 11° 13° 14° 15° 14° 12°
80% 78% 16% 98% 74% 62% 50% 72%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
Sun 2nd June
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
12° 12° 12° 13° 15° 15° 14° 12°
95% 100% 87% 95% 21% 5% 10% 24%
0.1mm 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
Mon 3rd June
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
12° 12° 12° 13° 14° 15° 14° 12°
95% 96% 57% 86% 86% 35% 12% 16%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
Tue 28th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
19
kmh
16
kmh
22
kmh
30
kmh
31
kmh
34
kmh
33
kmh
32
kmh
0.8m
0.7m
0.8m
1.0m
1.1m
1.2m
1.3m
1.3m
0.1s 0.1s 0.1s 0.1s 0.1s 0.1s 0.1s 0.1s
Wed 29th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
26
kmh
28
kmh
26
kmh
25
kmh
22
kmh
26
kmh
20
kmh
16
kmh
1.0m
1.2m
1.1m
0.9m
0.8m
0.9m
0.8m
0.7m
0.1s 0.1s 0.1s 0.1s 0.1s 0.1s 0.1s 0.1s
Thu 30th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
18
kmh
18
kmh
22
kmh
20
kmh
22
kmh
17
kmh
21
kmh
23
kmh
0.8m
0.7m
0.8m
0.7m
0.5m
0.8m
0.9m
1.0m
4.1s 4.3s 5.1s 5.5s 5.2s 4.9s 4.7s 4.7s
Fri 31st May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
28
kmh
30
kmh
33
kmh
35
kmh
35
kmh
33
kmh
31
kmh
26
kmh
1.2m
1.2m
1.3m
1.3m
1.2m
1.2m
1.2m
1.1m
4.7s 4.7s 4.7s 4.7s 4.7s 7.8s 7.8s 7.8s
Sat 1st June
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
27
kmh
28
kmh
27
kmh
26
kmh
22
kmh
20
kmh
21
kmh
23
kmh
1.0m
1.0m
1.0m
1.0m
1.0m
0.8m
0.8m
0.8m
7.8s 7.8s 7.8s 7.8s 7.8s 7.8s 7.8s 7.8s
Sun 2nd June
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
23
kmh
24
kmh
25
kmh
26
kmh
22
kmh
18
kmh
17
kmh
17
kmh
0.9m
1.0m
1.1m
1.1m
1.1m
1.0m
1.0m
1.2m
7.8s 7.8s 7.8s 7.8s 7.8s 7.8s 7.8s 7.8s
Mon 3rd June
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
21
kmh
21
kmh
23
kmh
24
kmh
19
kmh
17
kmh
19
kmh
18
kmh
1.2m
1.2m
1.1m
1.1m
1.1m
1.0m
1.0m
0.9m
7.8s 7.8s 7.8s 7.8s 7.8s 7.8s 7.8s 7.8s
Tue 28th May
2:37 AM 9:57 AM 3:01 PM 10:21 PM
6.10 1.50 6.00 1.40
Wed 29th May
3:30 AM 10:45 AM 3:58 PM 11:14 PM
5.90 1.60 5.90 1.60
Thu 30th May
4:37 AM 11:43 AM 5:09 PM
5.70 1.80 5.80
Fri 31st May
12:18 AM 5:53 AM 12:51 PM 6:22 PM
1.60 5.70 1.80 5.80
Sat 1st June
1:31 AM 7:03 AM 2:05 PM 7:28 PM
1.60 5.80 1.80 5.90
Sun 2nd June
2:42 AM 8:05 AM 3:16 PM 8:28 PM
1.40 5.90 1.60 6.10
Mon 3rd June
3:50 AM 9:04 AM 4:21 PM 9:25 PM
1.20 6.10 1.40 6.30
Tue 28th May
15°
1.0mm
31kmh SSW
92%
Wed 29th May
16°
0.6mm
27kmh WSW
76%
Thu 30th May
14°
0.7mm
20kmh NNW
57%
Fri 31st May
14°
0.0mm
35kmh NNW
66%
Sat 1st June
15°
0.3mm
21kmh NNE
66%
Sun 2nd June
15°
0.3mm
22kmh NNE
54%
Mon 3rd June
15°
0.1mm
19kmh NNE
60%
Tue 4th June
16°
0.0mm
5kmh ENE
51%
Wed 5th June
15°
0.0mm
24kmh N
49%
Thu 6th June
14°
0.0mm
12kmh SSW
50%
Fri 7th June
17°
0.0mm
9kmh SSW
19%
Sat 8th June
16°
0.0mm
20kmh ENE
20%
Sun 9th June
15°
0.1mm
33kmh ENE
82%
Mon 10th June
16°
3.3mm
32kmh S
92%

In the next 14 days average maximum daily temperatures will be 15° which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The average water temperature will be 11° which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit. There will be 8 days of very light rain with an average of 0.8mm rain on those days. Average cloud cover will be 60%.

If you are sailing, windsurfing, fishing, surfing etc. in Dover don't forget to check the tide and wind and wave conditions

Taking a Holiday at Dover, Kent, England, United Kingdom

A holiday at the beach in Dover, Kent, England, United Kingdom is a fantastic opportunity to experience the beauty of the English coastline. Dover is best known for its iconic White Cliffs and rich history, including Dover Castle and Roman ruins. The town boasts several lovely beaches that offer stunning views of the cliffs, perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Beach Type

The beaches in Dover are mostly pebbly with some areas of coarse sand. The pebbles create a unique and picturesque landscape that is quintessentially British. While you might not find powdery white sand or colorful reefs like you would in tropical locations, there's still plenty to explore and enjoy on these shores.

The abundance of rocks and pebbles make for interesting snorkeling and diving experiences as well, as they attract a variety of fish and marine life. While you may not see vibrant coral reefs, you can still observe fascinating underwater ecosystems around the rocky shores.

Beach Activities

Some popular beach activities in Dover include:

  • Swimming: The water conditions are generally calm and safe for swimming at most Dover beaches. However, it's essential to check local signage and lifeguard advice before entering the water.
  • Fossil Hunting: Due to the geology of the area, it's common to find fossils along the shorelines, making it an ideal activity for families or anyone interested in paleontology.
  • Rock Pooling: Exploring rock pools is a delightful way to discover small marine creatures such as crabs, sea anemones, and various types of seaweed.
  • Hiking: There are several walking trails along the coastline that offer breathtaking views of both beach scenery and historical landmarks like Dover Castle.
  • Beachcombing: Walking along the shoreline searching for shells, sea glass or interesting stones can be a relaxing pastime.

Accommodations

There are no beach resorts directly on the beachfront in Dover. However, there are several hotels and guesthouses within walking distance of the beach, such as the Premier Inn Dover Central or the Churchill Guest House.

Areas to Stay In

  • Dover Town Centre: Staying in Dover's town centre offers easy access to shops, restaurants, and attractions like the Dover Museum. The town centre is also close to some of the beaches in the area.
  • St. Margaret's Bay: This picturesque village is located east of Dover and has a beautiful pebble beach with views of the White Cliffs. It offers a peaceful retreat from the bustling town centre while still being close enough for day trips.
  • Deal: A short drive northeast of Dover, this quaint seaside town has a wonderful beachfront promenade and plenty of local charm. Deal is an excellent option if you prefer staying in a more laid-back environment.

Beach Amenities

Amenities at Dover beaches vary depending on the specific location but may include:

  • Public restrooms
  • Cafés or snack bars
  • Lifeguard services (during peak seasons)
  • Beach huts for rent
  • Parking facilities

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