Herne Bay beach, Herne Bay, Kent
  • Profile

    Herne Bay Beach Information

    Herne Bay is a popular Kent seaside town with a long promenade with the central part of the seafront including seafront gardens and a central bandstand housing a visitor centre. The beach is shingle with wooden groynes giving way to sandy mudflats at low tide and is a popular bathing area for families with amusements and amenities nearby.

    The sandy mudflats provide great opportunities for beachcombing with many prehistoric sharks’ teeth fossils on the foreshore.

    Facilities include beach huts, town centre shops, cafe, restaurants, toilets, lifeguards and parking.

    Herne Bay Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for Herne Bay Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 2 beaches around Herne Bay, 46 beaches in Kent, or check our list of Kent Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality

    Beach Bathing Water Quality

    Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
    • Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
    • Good: generally good water quality
    • Sufficient: meets minimum standards
    • Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
  • Tides
  • Weather

    7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain today through Friday, with high temperatures bottoming out at 11°C on Thursday.

    Today's Forecast
     Windy throughout the day and rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
       83%  93%   23 mph
      7:55 am    3:48 pm
    Sunday, Dec 16th
     Foggy starting in the evening.
       61%  42%   11 mph
      7:56 am    3:48 pm

    Monday, Dec 17th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.
       77%  45%   9 mph
      7:57 am    3:48 pm
    Tuesday, Dec 18th
     Windy and overcast throughout the day.
       47%  97%   25 mph
      7:57 am    3:49 pm

    Wednesday, Dec 19th
     Foggy until afternoon.
       78%  67%   16 mph
      7:58 am    3:49 pm
    Thursday, Dec 20th
     Mostly cloudy until afternoon.
       57%  66%   11 mph
      7:58 am    3:49 pm

    Friday, Dec 21st
     Light rain until afternoon.
       88%  85%   13 mph
      7:59 am    3:50 pm
    Saturday, Dec 22nd
     Windy in the morning and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       63%  64%   19 mph
      7:59 am    3:50 pm

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