Herne Bay Beach
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.
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Herne Bay Beach Water Quality
- 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.
7 Day Weather Forecast
Expect a temp in the range 9.5℃ to 11.2℃ with wind speed 3 m/sec (SSW)
Expect a temp in the range 6.9℃ to 8.3℃ with wind speed 2.3 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temp in the range 6.8℃ to 7.9℃ with wind speed 1.7 m/sec (SSW)
Expect a temp in the range 7.8℃ to 9℃ with wind speed 1.2 m/sec (ENE)
Expect a temp in the range 6.8℃ to 7.2℃ with wind speed 5 m/sec (E)
Expect a temp in the range 6.2℃ to 6.6℃ with wind speed 5.2 m/sec (ESE)
Expect a temp in the range 5.9℃ to 6.1℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (ESE)
Herne Bay weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Herne Bay Beach Tide Times
Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Herne Bay Beach is at Herne Bay 1.25 km (0.77 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.
High Tide at 02:48 (Height 5.02m)
Low Tide at 09:14 (Height 0.68m)
High Tide at 15:18 (Height 5.21m)
Low Tide at 21:22 (Height 1.13m)
High Tide at 03:38 (Height 4.84m)
Low Tide at 10:08 (Height 0.76m)
High Tide at 16:15 (Height 5.01m)
Low Tide at 22:19 (Height 1.35m)
High Tide at 04:35 (Height 4.66m)
Low Tide at 11:12 (Height 0.86m)
High Tide at 17:21 (Height 4.81m)
Low Tide at 23:25 (Height 1.52m)
High Tide at 05:45 (Height 4.53m)
Low Tide at 12:28 (Height 0.90m)
High Tide at 18:37 (Height 4.71m)
Low Tide at 00:40 (Height 1.60m)
High Tide at 07:03 (Height 4.52m)
Low Tide at 13:43 (Height 0.87m)
High Tide at 19:54 (Height 4.74m)
Low Tide at 01:58 (Height 1.55m)
High Tide at 08:15 (Height 4.63m)
Low Tide at 14:50 (Height 0.82m)
High Tide at 21:00 (Height 4.84m)
Low Tide at 03:05 (Height 1.42m)
High Tide at 09:17 (Height 4.77m)
Low Tide at 15:48 (Height 0.80m)
High Tide at 21:57 (Height 4.92m)
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