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Whitstable West Beach Beach

Whitstable, Kent

A popular seaside town and shingle beach owned by the Whitstable Oyster Company. Good range of local shops, restaurants and a small harbour from which a local shellfishing fleet operates. The Neptune pub sits virtually on the beach, and is a nice spot for a pint and lunch.

Weather and Tides

Friday

26 May 2017

Sunny

Maximum Temperature23°C (73°F)
Minimum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Wind DirectionEasterly
Wind Speed13mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1019mb
Humidity55%
UV Risk7
PollutionLow
Sunrise04:51 BST
Sunset20:55 BST

Saturday

27 May 2017

Sunny

Maximum Temperature25°C (77°F)
Minimum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Wind DirectionSouth South Easterly
Wind Speed11mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1014mb
Humidity70%
UV Risk7
PollutionModerate
Sunrise04:50 BST
Sunset20:57 BST

Sunday

28 May 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature22°C (72°F)
Minimum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Wind DirectionEast North Easterly
Wind Speed6mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1018mb
Humidity69%
UV Risk6
PollutionLow
Sunrise04:49 BST
Sunset20:58 BST

Friday

High tide: 01:20 BST
(00:20 26 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 07:46 BST
(06:46 26 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 13:55 BST
(12:55 26 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 20:17 BST
(19:17 26 May 2017 GMT)

Saturday

High tide: 02:11 BST
(01:11 27 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 08:37 BST
(07:37 27 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 14:43 BST
(13:43 27 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 21:07 BST
(20:07 27 May 2017 GMT)

Sunday

High tide: 03:04 BST
(02:04 28 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 09:21 BST
(08:21 28 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 15:30 BST
(14:30 28 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 21:54 BST
(20:54 28 May 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Whitstable Approaches) 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).