West Kirby Beach

West Kirby beach is a sandy beach with views across to the mouth of the Dee Estuary and also the Hilbre Island which can be reached on foot from the beach.

At West Kirby you have Marine Lake that is a 5 feet deep, 52 acre enclosed man-made saltwater lake.

Facilities include car parking and toilets.

Dog Friendly Beach?

West Kirby Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
West Kirby Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 9 beaches in Merseyside, or check our list of Merseyside Dog Friendly Beaches.


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Place Category: Beaches

West Kirby 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 3.8℃ to 4.9℃ with wind speed 5.5 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Feb 08partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 2℃ to 3℃ with wind speed 2.8 m/sec (S)
Thursday, Feb 09partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 6℃ to 7.7℃ with wind speed 11.5 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Feb 10cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5℃ to 5.3℃ with wind speed 4.8 m/sec (SW)
Saturday, Feb 11cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.9℃ to 8.9℃ with wind speed 7.7 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Feb 12fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 5℃ to 6.4℃ with wind speed 2.5 m/sec (SSW)
Monday, Feb 13clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 2.5℃ to 3.5℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (SSE)

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

West Kirby Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to West Kirby Beach is at Hilbre Island 3.37 km (2.09 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Tue 07 Feb
   Low Tide at 06:16 (Height 2.07m)
   High Tide at 12:03 (Height 8.93m)
   Low Tide at 18:52 (Height 1.81m)
Wed 08 Feb
   High Tide at 00:22 (Height 8.67m)
   Low Tide at 06:47 (Height 1.96m)
   High Tide at 12:33 (Height 8.94m)
   Low Tide at 19:22 (Height 1.75m)
Thu 09 Feb
   High Tide at 00:52 (Height 8.65m)
   Low Tide at 07:18 (Height 1.93m)
   High Tide at 13:02 (Height 8.88m)
   Low Tide at 19:52 (Height 1.78m)
Fri 10 Feb
   High Tide at 01:21 (Height 8.55m)
   Low Tide at 07:51 (Height 2.00m)
   High Tide at 13:28 (Height 8.77m)
   Low Tide at 20:23 (Height 1.92m)
Sat 11 Feb
   High Tide at 01:50 (Height 8.39m)
   Low Tide at 08:26 (Height 2.20m)
   High Tide at 13:58 (Height 8.58m)
   Low Tide at 20:58 (Height 2.18m)
Sun 12 Feb
   High Tide at 02:25 (Height 8.13m)
   Low Tide at 09:05 (Height 2.51m)
   High Tide at 14:37 (Height 8.28m)
   Low Tide at 21:38 (Height 2.56m)
Mon 13 Feb
   High Tide at 03:10 (Height 7.78m)
   Low Tide at 09:50 (Height 2.88m)
   High Tide at 15:30 (Height 7.86m)
   Low Tide at 22:30 (Height 2.97m)

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