The shingle beach is gently sloping, flattening to a wide expanse of sand and mud that is exposed when the tide retreats. The bathing water contains numerous groynes and is backed by a promenade. To the east is a pier and a harbour breakwater.
Herne Bay Central Beach is adjacent to the Kent Coastline Walk.
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The tide at Herne Bay Central Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 7:53 PM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 2:06 AM tomorrow.
Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low
Approximate sea surface temperature: 11.4°CDetailed weather and tides »
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Reculver Towers and Roman Fort (3.1 miles)
The Tankerton Arms (3.3 miles)
Tankerton Slopes (3.4 miles)
Whitstable Harbour (4.2 miles)
Playhouse Theatre Whitstable (4.2 miles)
The Black Dog (4.2 miles)
Whitstable Town Centre (4.3 miles)
Whitstable SUP (4.6 miles)
All distances are approximate
just over a mile east as the seagull flies, just over a mile by road.
around 4 miles east as the seagull flies, around 4 miles by road.
around 13 miles east-southeast as the seagull flies, around 15 miles by road.
around 13 miles east as the seagull flies, around 16 miles by road.
around 12 miles east as the seagull flies, around 14 miles by road.
less than a mile west as the seagull flies, less than a mile by road.
around 3 miles west as the seagull flies, around 4 miles by road.
Location: Herne Bay
Location type: Urban
OS Grid: TR172682
Local Authority: Canterbury
Nearest postcode: CT6 8RG
(for sat-nav purposes only, a beach does not have a postal address!)
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