Sandgate Beach

Sandgate beach is a pebble beach that sits just in front of the town.

Access to the shops, pubs and restaurants within Sandgate.

Sandgate Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Sandgate Beach has dog restrictions.
Sandgate beach between Princes Parade junction and Sandgate Castle, No dogs May to October.

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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Sandgate 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 7.6℃ to 8.9℃ with wind speed 4.4 m/sec (WNW)
Saturday, Feb 04cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.2℃ to 8.2℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (WNW)
Sunday, Feb 05partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 6.7℃ to 7.4℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (WNW)
Monday, Feb 06cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 2.4℃ to 3.1℃ with wind speed 5.4 m/sec (NNE)
Tuesday, Feb 07clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.7℃ to 3.5℃ with wind speed 2.6 m/sec (ESE)
Wednesday, Feb 08partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.6℃ to 2.4℃ with wind speed 2.8 m/sec (ESE)
Thursday, Feb 09clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 3.1℃ to 3.8℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (SW)

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

Sandgate Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Sandgate Beach is at Folkestone 4.03 km (2.50 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 03 Feb
   Low Tide at 04:17 (Height 1.82m)
   High Tide at 09:45 (Height 6.13m)
   Low Tide at 16:43 (Height 1.74m)
   High Tide at 22:04 (Height 6.32m)
Sat 04 Feb
   Low Tide at 05:07 (Height 1.54m)
   High Tide at 10:24 (Height 6.34m)
   Low Tide at 17:27 (Height 1.53m)
   High Tide at 22:39 (Height 6.56m)
Sun 05 Feb
   Low Tide at 05:48 (Height 1.34m)
   High Tide at 10:56 (Height 6.48m)
   Low Tide at 18:05 (Height 1.39m)
   High Tide at 23:11 (Height 6.71m)
Mon 06 Feb
   Low Tide at 06:24 (Height 1.22m)
   High Tide at 11:25 (Height 6.57m)
   Low Tide at 18:39 (Height 1.29m)
   High Tide at 23:40 (Height 6.79m)
Tue 07 Feb
   Low Tide at 06:59 (Height 1.14m)
   High Tide at 11:53 (Height 6.60m)
   Low Tide at 19:12 (Height 1.23m)
Wed 08 Feb
   High Tide at 00:10 (Height 6.81m)
   Low Tide at 07:33 (Height 1.09m)
   High Tide at 12:21 (Height 6.61m)
   Low Tide at 19:45 (Height 1.19m)
Thu 09 Feb
   High Tide at 00:36 (Height 6.81m)
   Low Tide at 08:06 (Height 1.07m)
   High Tide at 12:47 (Height 6.61m)
   Low Tide at 20:16 (Height 1.19m)

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