Margate Bay Beach

The Margate Bay beach is a sandy beach in the centre of Margate. The beach has a great tidal pool making this a family friendly beach with excellent facilities.

Facilities include toilets, cafes/restaurants, seasonal lifeguards, promenade, tidal pool and children’s playground.

Margate Bay Beach is a Blue Flag Beach
Margate Bay Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Margate Bay Beach has dog restrictions.
Margate Bay beach has dog restrictions although does have a dog exercise area.

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

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Place Categories: Beaches Blue Flag

Margate Bay Beach 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.

7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 6.9℃ to 8.6℃ with wind speed 9.7 m/sec (S)
Wednesday, Mar 29cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 9.2℃ to 9.6℃ with wind speed 7 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Mar 30partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 10.4℃ to 11.2℃ with wind speed 10.7 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Mar 31heavyrain
Expect a temp in the range 9.7℃ to 10.2℃ with wind speed 8.7 m/sec (S)
Saturday, Apr 01rain
Expect a temp in the range 8.9℃ to 9.2℃ with wind speed 10.5 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Apr 02cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 8℃ to 8.3℃ with wind speed 4.3 m/sec (N)
Monday, Apr 03cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.6℃ to 8℃ with wind speed 1.4 m/sec (S)

Margate weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Margate Bay Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Margate Bay Beach is at MARGATE 0.80 km (0.50 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.

Tue 28 Mar
   High Tide at 04:00 (Height 4.32m)
   Low Tide at 10:02 (Height 1.13m)
   High Tide at 16:18 (Height 4.00m)
   Low Tide at 22:33 (Height 1.21m)
Wed 29 Mar
   High Tide at 04:48 (Height 4.00m)
   Low Tide at 10:53 (Height 1.45m)
   High Tide at 17:11 (Height 3.74m)
   Low Tide at 23:39 (Height 1.43m)
Thu 30 Mar
   High Tide at 05:58 (Height 3.70m)
   Low Tide at 12:12 (Height 1.73m)
   High Tide at 18:42 (Height 3.56m)
Fri 31 Mar
   Low Tide at 01:14 (Height 1.52m)
   High Tide at 07:39 (Height 3.60m)
   Low Tide at 13:55 (Height 1.77m)
   High Tide at 20:13 (Height 3.63m)
Sat 01 Apr
   Low Tide at 02:44 (Height 1.37m)
   High Tide at 09:02 (Height 3.77m)
   Low Tide at 15:15 (Height 1.59m)
   High Tide at 21:21 (Height 3.86m)
Sun 02 Apr
   Low Tide at 03:51 (Height 1.11m)
   High Tide at 10:02 (Height 4.02m)
   Low Tide at 16:10 (Height 1.36m)
   High Tide at 22:14 (Height 4.10m)
Mon 03 Apr
   Low Tide at 04:37 (Height 0.88m)
   High Tide at 10:46 (Height 4.21m)
   Low Tide at 16:50 (Height 1.18m)
   High Tide at 22:56 (Height 4.29m)

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