Herne Bay Beach

Herne Bay beach, Herne Bay, Kent

Place Category: Beaches

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  • Herne Bay is a popular seaside town with a long promenade. The central part of the seafront has seafront gardens and a central bandstand housing a visitor centre. The beach is shingle with wooden groynes giving way to sandy mudflats at low tide and is a popular bathing area for families with amusements and amenities nearby.

    Beach huts, town centre shops, cafe, restaurants, toilets, lifeguards and parking.

    We have no dog information for Herne Bay beach.

  • Weather Forecast

    Light rain today through Sunday, with temperatures falling to 11°C tomorrow.

    Today's Forecast
     Light rain starting in the evening and breezy overnight.
     
    7
    -> 
    15
       54%  69%   9 mph
      5:42 am    8:07 pm
    Tuesday, Apr 25th
     Breezy in the morning and light rain starting in the evening.
     
    3
    -> 
    11
       51%  31%   14 mph
      5:40 am    8:08 pm

    Wednesday, Apr 26th
     Light rain until evening.
     
    4
    -> 
    11
       64%  41%   13 mph
      5:38 am    8:10 pm
    Thursday, Apr 27th
     Light rain starting in the afternoon.
     
    4
    -> 
    12
       51%  39%   9 mph
      5:36 am    8:12 pm

    Friday, Apr 28th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    7
    -> 
    12
       39%  43%   8 mph
      5:34 am    8:13 pm
    Saturday, Apr 29th
     Partly cloudy in the afternoon.
     
    8
    -> 
    14
       19%  20%   7 mph
      5:32 am    8:15 pm

    Sunday, Apr 30th
     Light rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening, and breezy starting in the evening.
     
    9
    -> 
    13
       57%  59%   15 mph
      5:30 am    8:17 pm
    Monday, May 1st
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    8
    -> 
    13
       0%  44%   17 mph
      5:28 am    8:18 pm

    Tide Times

    Tide Times & Heights for Herne Bay on 24th April 2017

    05:36 - Low Tide (0.69m)
    11:40 - High Tide (4.99m)
    17:55 - Low Tide (0.90m)
    23:58 - High Tide (5.06m)

  • Samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:

    • Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
    • Good: generally good water quality
    • Sufficient: meets minimum standards
    • Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
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