Westgate Bay beach, Margate, Kent
  • Profile

    Westgate Bay Beach Information

    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 has dog restrictions. Westgate Bay beach, No dogs between 1st May and 30th September.

    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 11°C on Thursday.

    Today's Forecast
     Windy throughout the day and rain starting in the afternoon.
     
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    12
       83%  90%   24 mph
      7:54 am    3:47 pm
    Sunday, Dec 16th
     Foggy starting in the evening.
     
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       64%  43%   12 mph
      7:55 am    3:47 pm

    Monday, Dec 17th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.
     
    9
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    12
       77%  43%   11 mph
      7:56 am    3:48 pm
    Tuesday, Dec 18th
     Windy and overcast throughout the day.
     
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    12
       41%  95%   27 mph
      7:56 am    3:48 pm

    Wednesday, Dec 19th
     Foggy starting in the evening.
     
    11
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    13
       78%  69%   18 mph
      7:57 am    3:48 pm
    Thursday, Dec 20th
     Mostly cloudy until afternoon.
     
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       61%  67%   12 mph
      7:58 am    3:49 pm

    Friday, Dec 21st
     Light rain until afternoon and windy overnight.
     
    9
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    15
       88%  82%   13 mph
      7:58 am    3:49 pm
    Saturday, Dec 22nd
     Windy until afternoon and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    12
       55%  58%   22 mph
      7:59 am    3:49 pm

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