Westgate Bay is a sandy beach, a good family beach for sandcastles and lots of small rock pools to explore.
The bay is tidal and so the beach will disappear at high tide.
Facilities include seasonal lifeguards, cafes, car parking, toilets, chalets for hire, pub, disabled access to the beach with disabled toilets open all year.
Westgate Bay Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.
Westgate Bay beach, No dogs between 1st May and 30th September.
- 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.
Our weather forecast for Margate in Kent
Today (Monday, Jan 25)
Expect a temperature in the range 3.6℃ to 4.6℃ with a wind speed 8.5 m/sec (W)
Tuesday, Jan 26
Expect a temperature in the range 2.3℃ to 2.9℃ with a wind speed 8.4 m/sec (W)
Wednesday, Jan 27
Expect a temperature in the range 6.2℃ to 7.2℃ with a wind speed 8.6 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Jan 28
Expect a temperature in the range 6.5℃ to 6.8℃ with a wind speed 5 m/sec (ESE)
Friday, Jan 29
Expect a temperature in the range 8℃ to 9℃ with a wind speed 5.5 m/sec (SW)
Saturday, Jan 30
Expect a temperature in the range 4.6℃ to 5.3℃ with a wind speed 7.7 m/sec (NNE)
Sunday, Jan 31
Expect a temperature in the range 3.4℃ to 3.8℃ with a wind speed 11.2 m/sec (NW)
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Our tide forecast for Westgate Bay Beach in Kent.
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