"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Margate - The Bay Beach

The bathing water is a resort beach on the north Kent coast adjacent to Margate town centre. It is a gently shelving sandy beach with a harbour wall at the eastern end and a rock formation that is exposed at low water at the western end. A promenade sits above the beach and there is a saltwater pool on the beach below the high water mark.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Margate

Local authority: Kent County Council

OS Grid Reference: TR350707

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Things to see and do near Margate - The Bay Beach

  • Walley World Indoor Adventure Playground (0m)
  • Old Town Hall Local History Museum (0m)
  • Strokes Adventure Golf (0m)
  • Ollies Childrens Indoor Play Centre (1m)
  • The Shell Grotto (1m)
  • Junk Deluxe (1m)
  • Pick n Paint a Pot (1m)
  • Bugsys (1m)
  • Drapers Mill (1m)
  • Revolution Skatepark (2m)
  • Bumble Beez (3m)
  • The Spitfire and Hurricane Memorial Museum (3m)
  • Powell-Cotton Museum (3m)
  • Lazer Rush Outdoor (3m)
  • Jungle Jims (3m)
  • Powell Cotton Museum, Quex House and Gardens (3m)
  • Crampton Tower Museum (3m)
  • Dickens House Museum (3m)
  • Lillyputt Mini Golf (3m)
  • Ramsgate Tunnels (4m)
  • Ramsgate Motor Museum (4m)
  • Sea Searcher Boat Trips (4m)
  • Maritime Museum, Ramsgate (4m)

Tourist Information

Margate
Thanet Visitor Information Service
The Droit House
Stone Pier
Kent
England
CT9 1JD

Phone 01843 577 577
Email visitorinformation@thanet.gov.uk
http://www.visitthanet.co.uk/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 17 August

06:00


Chance of rain 91%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 27%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 22°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 62%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:54 BST
(00:54 GMT)
High Tide
08:08 BST
(07:08 GMT)
Low Tide
14:32 BST
(13:32 GMT)
High Tide
20:37 BST
(19:37 GMT)

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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A sandy bay backed by a promenade and situated within Margate. A well known popular seaside resort with activities for the whole family.

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