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Margate Walpole Bay

Kent, England

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The bathing water is a resort beach on the north Kent coast near to Margate.

It is a gently shelving sandy beach with a lido at the western end and tidal pool at the eastern end. There are extensive underwater rock formations just offshore along the length of the beach which are exposed at low water. A promenade sits above the beach with small cliffs behind.

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

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Weather and tides for Monday 22 July

Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 18mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 10%
Min temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 13mph

The tide at Margate Walpole Bay is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 8:08 PM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 2:07 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   18.1°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Margate Walpole Bay

Things to do and see in the area

The Escapement - Margate Escape Rooms (0.4 miles)
CTRL ALT ESC Technology Based Escape Rooms (0.5 miles)
Margate Museum (0.8 miles)
Yard of Ale (2 miles)
St Peter's Village Tour (2.2 miles)
Stone Bay (2.7 miles)
Carlton Cinema (2.8 miles)
Kent Surf School (3 miles)
Viking Bay (3 miles)
Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum (3.6 miles)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Cliftonville, Margate

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: TR366714

County: Kent

Country: England

Local Authority: Thanet

Nearest postcode: CT9 2LQ

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

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