St Margarets Bay Beach
St Margarets Bay beach is a mix of sand, pebbles and shingles under white chalk cliffs.
The beach at St Margaret’s is famous for being the closest point to France and is often where Channel swimmers begin their 21-mile swim.
Facilities at the beach include parking, toilets, a cafe and a slipway.
Dog Friendly Beach?
We have no current information on dog restrictions for St Margarets Bay Beach.
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St Margarets Bay Beach Water Quality
- 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 8.6℃ to 11℃ with wind speed 7.7 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 4.8℃ to 8.9℃ with wind speed 5.5 m/sec (NW)
Expect a temp in the range 6℃ to 7.7℃ with wind speed 4 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temp in the range 2.4℃ to 2.8℃ with wind speed 2.6 m/sec (N)
Expect a temp in the range 0.8℃ to 4℃ with wind speed 2.6 m/sec (ENE)
Expect a temp in the range -0.9℃ to 1.3℃ with wind speed 2.4 m/sec (ESE)
Expect a temp in the range 0.9℃ to 1.7℃ with wind speed 3 m/sec (S)
Dover weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
St Margarets Bay Beach Tide Times
Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to St Margarets Bay Beach is at DOVER 6.08 km (3.78 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.
Low Tide at 04:27 (Height 1.84m)
High Tide at 10:00 (Height 5.73m)
Low Tide at 16:53 (Height 1.76m)
High Tide at 22:20 (Height 5.92m)
Low Tide at 05:17 (Height 1.58m)
High Tide at 10:41 (Height 5.94m)
Low Tide at 17:37 (Height 1.57m)
High Tide at 22:57 (Height 6.16m)
Low Tide at 05:58 (Height 1.40m)
High Tide at 11:15 (Height 6.08m)
Low Tide at 18:15 (Height 1.44m)
High Tide at 23:30 (Height 6.31m)
Low Tide at 06:34 (Height 1.28m)
High Tide at 11:45 (Height 6.17m)
Low Tide at 18:49 (Height 1.35m)
High Tide at 00:00 (Height 6.39m)
Low Tide at 07:09 (Height 1.21m)
High Tide at 12:13 (Height 6.20m)
Low Tide at 19:22 (Height 1.29m)
High Tide at 00:29 (Height 6.41m)
Low Tide at 07:43 (Height 1.16m)
High Tide at 12:40 (Height 6.21m)
Low Tide at 19:55 (Height 1.25m)
High Tide at 00:54 (Height 6.41m)
Low Tide at 08:16 (Height 1.15m)
High Tide at 13:05 (Height 6.21m)
Low Tide at 20:26 (Height 1.25m)
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