"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Whitstable West Beach

West Beach is situated at Whitstable on the North Kent coast. The gently sloping shingle beach is intersected by wooden groynes and affords plenty of shallow water as the tide drops. The beach is popular with water sports enthusiasts.

Beach type: Shingle

Nearest town: Whitstable

Local authority: Kent County Council

OS Grid Reference: TR099659

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Whitstable West Beach

  • Whitstable Museum and Gallery (0m)
  • MFA Bowl Whitstable (1m)
  • Lazer Rush (1m)
  • Snappys Adventure Play (1m)
  • Snappy's Children's Indoor Adventure Play Centre (1m)
  • Druidstone Park (3m)
  • Mount Ephraim Gardens (4m)
  • RSPB Reserve Blean Woods (4m)
  • Wildwood (5m)
  • Memorial Park (5m)
  • Farming World (5m)
  • ifun at Sandancers (5m)

Tourist Information

Whitstable
Information Point
Harbour
Kent
England
CT5 1AB

Phone 01227 378 100
Email whitstableinformation@canterbury.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 22 October

06:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 76%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
W
Pressure 1012
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
W
Pressure 1013
Humidity 62%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
W
Pressure 1014
Humidity 56%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1016
Humidity 70%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1018
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
02:43 BST
(01:43 GMT)
Low Tide
09:07 BST
(08:07 GMT)
High Tide
15:02 BST
(14:02 GMT)
Low Tide
21:19 BST
(20:19 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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Tell us what you think about Whitstable West Beach

A popular seaside town and shingle beach owned by the Whitstable Oyster Company. Good range of local shops, restaurants and a small harbour from which a local shellfishing fleet operates. The Neptune pub sits virtually on the beach, and is a nice spot for a pint and lunch.

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