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.

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

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

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 5 beaches at Whitstable, 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 -0.1℃ to 0.5℃ with wind speed 3.2 m/sec (WNW)
Saturday, Dec 10fair_night
Expect a temp in the range -0.1℃ to 0.2℃ with wind speed 3 m/sec (WNW)
Sunday, Dec 11fog
Expect a temp in the range 1.4℃ to 2.3℃ with wind speed 0.6 m/sec (WSW)
Monday, Dec 12cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 1.3℃ to 2.2℃ with wind speed 3 m/sec (N)
Tuesday, Dec 13clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 0℃ to 0.5℃ with wind speed 3.2 m/sec (SE)
Wednesday, Dec 14partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range -0.7℃ to 1.8℃ with wind speed 6.6 m/sec (N)
Thursday, Dec 15clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 0.2℃ to 1℃ with wind speed 7.3 m/sec (NW)

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 09 Dec
   High Tide at 00:52 (Height 5.18m)
   Low Tide at 07:23 (Height 0.75m)
   High Tide at 13:12 (Height 5.21m)
   Low Tide at 19:26 (Height 0.96m)
Sat 10 Dec
   High Tide at 01:26 (Height 5.18m)
   Low Tide at 08:02 (Height 0.75m)
   High Tide at 13:51 (Height 5.16m)
   Low Tide at 20:00 (Height 1.04m)
Sun 11 Dec
   High Tide at 02:00 (Height 5.14m)
   Low Tide at 08:34 (Height 0.80m)
   High Tide at 14:27 (Height 5.07m)
   Low Tide at 20:30 (Height 1.14m)
Mon 12 Dec
   High Tide at 02:35 (Height 5.07m)
   Low Tide at 09:04 (Height 0.87m)
   High Tide at 15:02 (Height 4.96m)
   Low Tide at 20:59 (Height 1.24m)
Tue 13 Dec
   High Tide at 03:09 (Height 4.97m)
   Low Tide at 09:36 (Height 0.94m)
   High Tide at 15:40 (Height 4.84m)
   Low Tide at 21:34 (Height 1.35m)
Wed 14 Dec
   High Tide at 03:45 (Height 4.86m)
   Low Tide at 10:12 (Height 1.02m)
   High Tide at 16:19 (Height 4.72m)
   Low Tide at 22:13 (Height 1.49m)
Thu 15 Dec
   High Tide at 04:23 (Height 4.74m)
   Low Tide at 10:54 (Height 1.10m)
   High Tide at 17:02 (Height 4.61m)
   Low Tide at 22:58 (Height 1.63m)

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