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Margate The Bay

Kent, England

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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.

Margate The Bay is adjacent to the Kent Coastline Walk and the Viking Coastal Trail.

Harbour Sand Rock

Weather and tides for Wednesday 26 February

Chance of rain 34%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 25mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 90%
Min temp. 2°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 11mph

The tide at Margate The Bay is currently low. High tide will be at approximately 1:54 PM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 7:51 PM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   8.7°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Margate The Bay

Things to do and see in the area

Margate Museum (0.2 miles)
CTRL ALT ESC Technology Based Escape Rooms (0.6 miles)
The Escapement - Margate Escape Rooms (0.6 miles)
Carlton Cinema (1.8 miles)
Yard of Ale (2.4 miles)
St Peter's Village Tour (2.5 miles)
Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum (2.9 miles)
The RAF Manston History Museum (2.9 miles)
Quex Park and The Powell-Cotton Museum (3.1 miles)
Stone Bay (3.3 miles)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Margate

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: TR351708

County: Kent

Country: England

Local Authority: Thanet

Nearest postcode: CT9 1DG

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Visitor information for Margate The Bay, Kent, England. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

British Beaches is a Good Stuff website. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 07:46:12 +0000