Tankerton Beach (aka Tankerton Slopes)

Tankerton Beach is also known as Tankerton Slopes due to the grassy slopes above the shingle and sand beach. The beach has some pretty wooden beach huts.

At low tide, you get a s27tretch of pebbles known as ‘The Street’ which leads out to sea providing a natural promenade, although care should be taken when the tide comes in.

Facilities at the beach include toilets with disabled access, on-street parking, cafe/restaurant, promenade, grass areas and beach hut hire.

Tankerton Beach is a Blue Flag Beach & has a seaside award
Tankerton Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Dog Friendly Beach?

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Tankerton Beach.

Dog Friendly Beach?

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Tankerton Beach.

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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Tankerton 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 10.4℃ to 12.6℃ with wind speed 7.1 m/sec (WNW)
Saturday, Feb 04partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 7℃ to 7.6℃ with wind speed 5.4 m/sec (WNW)
Sunday, Feb 05cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7℃ to 7.7℃ with wind speed 4.9 m/sec (W)
Monday, Feb 06partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 2℃ to 4.8℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (ENE)
Tuesday, Feb 07partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 2.1℃ to 2.9℃ with wind speed 1.3 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Feb 08partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 0.4℃ to 1.7℃ with wind speed 2.3 m/sec (S)
Thursday, Feb 09clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.3℃ to 2.8℃ with wind speed 2.8 m/sec (SSW)

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

Tankerton Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Tankerton Beach is at Whitstable Approaches 0.98 km (0.61 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 05:29 (Height 1.13m)
   High Tide at 11:28 (Height 4.78m)
   Low Tide at 17:38 (Height 1.32m)
   High Tide at 23:49 (Height 4.87m)
Sat 04 Feb
   Low Tide at 06:20 (Height 0.93m)
   High Tide at 12:14 (Height 4.89m)
   Low Tide at 18:22 (Height 1.23m)
Sun 05 Feb
   High Tide at 00:28 (Height 4.98m)
   Low Tide at 07:00 (Height 0.79m)
   High Tide at 12:52 (Height 4.96m)
   Low Tide at 18:58 (Height 1.15m)
Mon 06 Feb
   High Tide at 01:00 (Height 5.07m)
   Low Tide at 07:36 (Height 0.70m)
   High Tide at 13:25 (Height 5.02m)
   Low Tide at 19:30 (Height 1.07m)
Tue 07 Feb
   High Tide at 01:33 (Height 5.14m)
   Low Tide at 08:05 (Height 0.63m)
   High Tide at 13:56 (Height 5.07m)
   Low Tide at 20:01 (Height 1.00m)
Wed 08 Feb
   High Tide at 02:06 (Height 5.19m)
   Low Tide at 08:32 (Height 0.58m)
   High Tide at 14:29 (Height 5.09m)
   Low Tide at 20:30 (Height 0.96m)
Thu 09 Feb
   High Tide at 02:39 (Height 5.20m)
   Low Tide at 09:01 (Height 0.57m)
   High Tide at 15:02 (Height 5.05m)
   Low Tide at 21:01 (Height 0.98m)

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