Walpole Bay beach, Margate, Kent
  • Profile

    Walpole Bay Beach Information

    Walpole Bay beach is approximately 400 meters long sandy beach with promenade and tidal swimming pool.

    Walpole Bay includes Palm Bay, Hodges Gap and Foreness Point.

    Popular for watersports.

    Facilities include lift, toilets, lifeguards, chalets for hire, golf, putting, tennis and indoor bowls nearby.

    Walpole Bay Beach has dog restrictions. Walpole Bay beach between 1st May and 30th September where dogs are allowed on leads between 10am to 6pm.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 8 beaches around Margate, 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 9°C on Thursday.

    Today's Forecast
     Windy throughout the day and rain starting in the afternoon.
     
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    9
       84%  87%   26 mph
      7:54 am    3:47 pm
    Sunday, Dec 16th
     Foggy starting in the evening.
     
    8
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    10
       66%  43%   14 mph
      7:55 am    3:47 pm

    Monday, Dec 17th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.
     
    8
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    10
       77%  43%   11 mph
      7:56 am    3:47 pm
    Tuesday, Dec 18th
     Windy and overcast throughout the day.
     
    9
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    10
       39%  95%   27 mph
      7:56 am    3:48 pm

    Wednesday, Dec 19th
     Foggy starting in the evening.
     
    9
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    10
       76%  69%   19 mph
      7:57 am    3:48 pm
    Thursday, Dec 20th
     Mostly cloudy until afternoon.
     
    8
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    9
       61%  68%   13 mph
      7:57 am    3:48 pm

    Friday, Dec 21st
     Light rain until afternoon and windy in the morning.
     
    8
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    12
       88%  81%   14 mph
      7:58 am    3:49 pm
    Saturday, Dec 22nd
     Windy until afternoon and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    9
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    10
       51%  56%   23 mph
      7:58 am    3:49 pm

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