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.

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 4 beaches at Wirral, 9 beaches in Merseyside, or check our list of Merseyside Dog Friendly Beaches.

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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 12.6℃ to 15.9℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (NE)
Friday, Sep 30
Expect a temp in the range 11.1℃ to 12.4℃ with wind speed 3.4 m/sec (SSE)
Saturday, Oct 01
Expect a temp in the range 12.9℃ to 13.9℃ with wind speed 10 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Oct 02
Expect a temp in the range 13.3℃ to 13.9℃ with wind speed 9.3 m/sec (W)
Monday, Oct 03
Expect a temp in the range 12.5℃ to 14.4℃ with wind speed 5.8 m/sec (WNW)
Tuesday, Oct 04
Expect a temp in the range 11.2℃ to 12.5℃ with wind speed 4.7 m/sec (SSE)
Wednesday, Oct 05
Expect a temp in the range 13.7℃ to 14.5℃ with wind speed 6.6 m/sec (W)

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. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Thu 29 Sep
   High Tide at 00:19 (Height 9.24m)
   Low Tide at 07:21 (Height 1.39m)
   High Tide at 12:41 (Height 8.97m)
   Low Tide at 19:29 (Height 1.59m)
Fri 30 Sep
   High Tide at 00:53 (Height 9.05m)
   Low Tide at 07:54 (Height 1.68m)
   High Tide at 13:17 (Height 8.74m)
   Low Tide at 20:05 (Height 1.89m)
Sat 01 Oct
   High Tide at 01:34 (Height 8.66m)
   Low Tide at 08:28 (Height 2.12m)
   High Tide at 14:00 (Height 8.32m)
   Low Tide at 20:47 (Height 2.32m)
Sun 02 Oct
   High Tide at 02:24 (Height 8.07m)
   Low Tide at 09:12 (Height 2.68m)
   High Tide at 14:56 (Height 7.79m)
   Low Tide at 21:42 (Height 2.83m)
Mon 03 Oct
   High Tide at 03:34 (Height 7.42m)
   Low Tide at 10:17 (Height 3.24m)
   High Tide at 16:14 (Height 7.32m)
   Low Tide at 23:05 (Height 3.21m)
Tue 04 Oct
   High Tide at 05:08 (Height 7.04m)
   Low Tide at 11:55 (Height 3.50m)
   High Tide at 17:47 (Height 7.27m)
Wed 05 Oct
   Low Tide at 00:49 (Height 3.09m)
   High Tide at 06:44 (Height 7.22m)
   Low Tide at 13:30 (Height 3.18m)
   High Tide at 19:12 (Height 7.70m)

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