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Folkestone Beach

Kent, England


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Folkestone bathing water is a resort beach in Kent.

It is situated at the northern edge of Hythe Bay, which stretches from Folkestone down to the headland of Dungeness. The beach is of fine sand mixed with occasional gravel. It is only 200 metres wide and enclosed in a small bay with chalk cliffs in the east and a breakwater in the west. Adjacent to the breakwater is a small harbour. The bay is backed by a promenade and rocky cliffs.

Folkestone Beach is adjacent to the Kent Coastline Walk.

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Weather and tides for Monday 20 November

Tonight
Chance of rain 82%
Min temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 11mph
Tomorrow (Tuesday)
Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 18mph
Max UV Index

The tide at Folkestone Beach is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 12:00 AM tomorrow, and the next low tide will be at approximately 7:16 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

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Location: Folkestone

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: TR238362

County: Kent

Country: England

Local Authority: Shepway District Council

Parish: Folkestone

Nearest postcode: CT19 6BN

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Visitor information for Folkestone Beach, Kent, England. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

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