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Walpole Bay Beach

Margate, Kent

A sandy beach with some rocks and a tidal bathing pool. Plenty of activities for watersports enthusiasts, and entertainments and amenities for all the family make this a popular beach.

Weather and Tides


28 July 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature20°C (68°F)
Minimum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Westerly
Wind Speed20mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk5
Sunrise05:12 BST
Sunset20:49 BST


29 July 2017

Light Rain

Maximum Temperature21°C (70°F)
Minimum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Westerly
Wind Speed12mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk5
Sunrise05:14 BST
Sunset20:47 BST


High tide: 04:19 BST
(03:19 28 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 10:12 BST
(09:12 28 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 16:28 BST
(15:28 28 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 22:54 BST
(21:54 28 July 2017 GMT)


High tide: 05:00 BST
(04:00 29 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 10:50 BST
(09:50 29 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 17:08 BST
(16:08 29 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 23:32 BST
(22:32 29 July 2017 GMT)


High tide: 05:41 BST
(04:41 30 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 11:32 BST
(10:32 30 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 17:52 BST
(16:52 30 July 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Margate) 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 (