Tides in Filey
A town map and tide table is available from the Filey Town Council website http://www.fileytowncouncil.co.uk/town_map.html
“Sea,cried Canute, “I command you to come no farther! Waves, stop your rolling, and do not dare to touch my feet!” James Baldwin the Book of virtues.
We locals we are still constantly amazed at how many visitors (including schools) forget to consider the tide times. There is a confirmed story of a woman who made a day visit one year when the tide was out. The following year she visited when the tide was in and made the comment she was never coming back, ‘because someone had taken the beach away’.
Filey is not Morecambe Bay and generally the tides are gentle and predictable with very safe beaches. Places to be wary are:
We cannot take any responsibility for these comments, they are an overview only. if you are in doubt please contact the Coastguard, Lifeboat Station or lifeguards who can you provide you with definitive information on the date of your visit.
A visitor rescue at high tide
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