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Longis Beach Weather and Tides

Alderney, Channel Islands

Latest Observations



Sea Temperature


Latest weather observations are for the nearest Met Office observation point and may not necessarily be accurate for this beach, especially when the weather is very changeable. Sea temperatures are the latest satellite surface temperature measurement for open water closest to the beach. Sea temperatures are a guideline only and can be affected by local conditions.











First light 05:00 Dawn 05:42 Sunrise 06:15 Sunset 20:01 Dusk 20:35 Nightfall 21:17 Waxing Crescent Moon

14 April Midnight 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Chance of Rain 0% 0% 0% 3% 5% 44% 7% 1%
Humidity 91% 87% 86% 76% 73% 72% 77% 75%
Visibility Good Very Good Very Good Very Good Very Good Very Good Very Good Very Good
Temperature 11°C 10°C 9°C 11°C 11°C 11°C 10°C 9°C
Feels like 8°C 7°C 7°C 10°C 10°C 8°C 6°C 6°C
Wind Direction
Wind Speed 16mph 13mph 9mph 4mph 7mph 9mph 13mph 18mph
Gusting to 22mph 18mph 9mph 7mph 7mph 11mph 16mph 22mph
Beaufort Scale
Moderate Breeze: 4
Moderate Breeze: 4
Gentle Breeze: 3
Light Breeze: 2
Light Breeze: 2
Gentle Breeze: 3
Moderate Breeze: 4
Moderate Breeze: 4
Max UV Index

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Weather forecast and current observations are supplied by the Met Office. Forecast is for the nearest Met Office forecast location: Alderney Airport. Sea surface temperatures are generated using E.U. Copernicus Marine Service Information.

Seven Day Tides

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Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Braye) and may not be accurate for this beach. 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.

Tidal predictions are © Crown Copyright and/or database rights. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office and the UK Hydrographic Office (

Location: Alderney

County: Alderney

Country: Channel Islands

Longis Beach weather and tides. Includes 7 day weather forecast, current weather observations, 7 day tide charts, sunrise, sunset, moon phases, air quality forecast and UV index.

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