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Tankerton Beach Beach

Whitstable, Kent

A shingle beach with timber groynes and sand at low tide. The grassy slopes that lead down from Marine Parade enhance the rural character of the beach. It has a number of wooden beach huts, and is popular with families.

Weather and Tides

Saturday

19 August 2017

Sunny

Maximum Temperature20°C (68°F)
Minimum Temperature11°C (52°F)
Wind DirectionWesterly
Wind Speed16mph
VisibilityExcellent
Pressure1018mb
Humidity44%
UV Risk6
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:48 BST
Sunset20:10 BST

Sunday

20 August 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature19°C (66°F)
Minimum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Wind DirectionWest South Westerly
Wind Speed10mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1023mb
Humidity50%
UV Risk4
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:50 BST
Sunset20:08 BST

Saturday

Low tide: 04:16 BST
(03:16 19 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 09:42 BST
(08:42 19 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 16:47 BST
(15:47 19 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 22:11 BST
(21:11 19 August 2017 GMT)

Sunday

Low tide: 05:36 BST
(04:36 20 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 10:36 BST
(09:36 20 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 18:01 BST
(17:01 20 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:04 BST
(22:04 20 August 2017 GMT)

Monday

Low tide: 06:41 BST
(05:41 21 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 11:22 BST
(10:22 21 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 19:01 BST
(18:01 21 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:49 BST
(22:49 21 August 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Folkestone) and may not be accurate for this beach. 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.

Tidal predictions are © Crown Copyright and/or database rights. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office and the UK Hydrographic Office (www.ukho.gov.uk).