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
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 8 beaches at Margate, 46 beaches in Kent, or check our list of Kent Dog Friendly Beaches.

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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 19.4℃ to 20.2℃ with wind speed 6.3 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Aug 20
Expect a temp in the range 16.5℃ to 18.3℃ with wind speed 6.5 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Aug 21
Expect a temp in the range 16.3℃ to 17.5℃ with wind speed 6.4 m/sec (WSW)
Monday, Aug 22
Expect a temp in the range 17.4℃ to 18.2℃ with wind speed 5.3 m/sec (SW)
Tuesday, Aug 23
Expect a temp in the range 16.6℃ to 19.2℃ with wind speed 4.9 m/sec (WSW)
Wednesday, Aug 24
Expect a temp in the range 17.3℃ to 18℃ with wind speed 4.1 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Aug 25
Expect a temp in the range 19.1℃ to 20.9℃ with wind speed 4.2 m/sec (NW)

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.

Fri 19 Aug
   High Tide at 04:50 (Height 4.13m)
   Low Tide at 10:45 (Height 1.31m)
   High Tide at 16:59 (Height 4.32m)
   Low Tide at 23:23 (Height 1.19m)
Sat 20 Aug
   High Tide at 05:41 (Height 3.93m)
   Low Tide at 11:43 (Height 1.49m)
   High Tide at 17:59 (Height 4.06m)
Sun 21 Aug
   Low Tide at 00:27 (Height 1.44m)
   High Tide at 06:54 (Height 3.79m)
   Low Tide at 13:07 (Height 1.60m)
   High Tide at 19:17 (Height 3.89m)
Mon 22 Aug
   Low Tide at 01:45 (Height 1.57m)
   High Tide at 08:08 (Height 3.80m)
   Low Tide at 14:28 (Height 1.52m)
   High Tide at 20:37 (Height 3.90m)
Tue 23 Aug
   Low Tide at 02:58 (Height 1.53m)
   High Tide at 09:16 (Height 3.95m)
   Low Tide at 15:41 (Height 1.32m)
   High Tide at 21:49 (Height 4.06m)
Wed 24 Aug
   Low Tide at 04:00 (Height 1.40m)
   High Tide at 10:14 (Height 4.15m)
   Low Tide at 16:39 (Height 1.07m)
   High Tide at 22:44 (Height 4.24m)
Thu 25 Aug
   Low Tide at 04:50 (Height 1.26m)
   High Tide at 11:01 (Height 4.33m)
   Low Tide at 17:23 (Height 0.89m)
   High Tide at 23:26 (Height 4.38m)

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