A popular yet quiet sandy bay in a natural setting. It is an ideal beach for families with safe bathing and plenty for children to explore. It got the name because of the common fate of captured smugglers who frequented it who were then deported in a convict ship to Botany Bay in Australia.
Beach type: Sand
Nearest town: Broadstairs
Local authority: Kent County Council
OS Grid Reference: TR392711
Thanet Visitor Information Service
The Droit House
Phone 01843 577 577
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Forecast for Monday 19 February
|Chance of rain||50%|
|Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.||
|Chance of rain||83%|
|Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.||
|Chance of rain||58%|
|Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.||
|Chance of rain||54%|
|Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.||
|Chance of rain||47%|
|Wind 2mph, gusting to 2mph.||
|Chance of rain||16%|
|Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.||
Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.
In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.
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