Viking Bay Beach
Viking Bay beach is the main bay of the seven Broadstairs bays, a sandy beach with clifftop promenade, harbour pier, sea water tidal swimming pool and a boardwalk.
The beach has a slope on the northern end of the harbour whilst on the southern end, you have steps or a seasonal lift to get you down from the gardens at the top of the cliffs.
Facilities at the beach include toilets, cafes, pubs, kiosks, restaurants, boast slipway, lift to the beach (open Easter to October), deck chairs, amusements, chalets for hire, seasonal lifeguards.
As this is the main Broadstairs beach you have various parking options, a small harbour car park or street parking at the top of the cliffs.
Viking Bay Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.
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Viking 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 4.7℃ to 5.4℃ with wind speed 2.5 m/sec (S)
Expect a temp in the range 3.4℃ to 4.5℃ with wind speed 3.2 m/sec (SE)
Expect a temp in the range 2.9℃ to 3.2℃ with wind speed 4.9 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 2.8℃ to 4.2℃ with wind speed 4 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 4.3℃ to 4.9℃ with wind speed 5.1 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 3.7℃ to 4.8℃ with wind speed 1.5 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 6℃ to 7.1℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (S)
Broadstairs weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Viking Bay Beach Tide Times
Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Viking Bay Beach is at Broadstairs 1.06 km (0.66 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.
High Tide at 00:32 (Height 4.34m)
Low Tide at 07:26 (Height 0.52m)
High Tide at 12:55 (Height 4.27m)
Low Tide at 19:21 (Height 0.85m)
High Tide at 01:05 (Height 4.39m)
Low Tide at 07:55 (Height 0.47m)
High Tide at 13:30 (Height 4.29m)
Low Tide at 19:53 (Height 0.82m)
High Tide at 01:42 (Height 4.40m)
Low Tide at 08:26 (Height 0.46m)
High Tide at 14:05 (Height 4.25m)
Low Tide at 20:26 (Height 0.83m)
High Tide at 02:15 (Height 4.35m)
Low Tide at 08:57 (Height 0.50m)
High Tide at 14:39 (Height 4.17m)
Low Tide at 20:59 (Height 0.89m)
High Tide at 02:46 (Height 4.27m)
Low Tide at 09:28 (Height 0.58m)
High Tide at 15:11 (Height 4.07m)
Low Tide at 21:31 (Height 0.97m)
High Tide at 03:16 (Height 4.21m)
Low Tide at 10:01 (Height 0.68m)
High Tide at 15:44 (Height 3.98m)
Low Tide at 22:08 (Height 1.07m)
High Tide at 03:54 (Height 4.14m)
Low Tide at 10:39 (Height 0.80m)
High Tide at 16:28 (Height 3.89m)
Low Tide at 22:54 (Height 1.17m)
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