Westgate Bay Beach

Westgate Bay beach, Margate, Kent

Place Category: Beaches

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  • Westgate Bay is a sandy beach, a good family beach for sandcastles and lots of small rock pools to explore.

    The bay is tidal and so the beach will disappear at high tide.

    Facilities include seasonal lifeguards, cafes, car parking, toilets, chalets for hire, pub, disabled access to the beach with disabled toilets open all year.

    Westgate Bay Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.

    Westgate Bay Beach has dog restrictions. No dogs between 1st May and 30th September.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 8 beaches around Margate, 45 beaches in Kent, or check our Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Westgate Bay Beach Weather Forecast

    Drizzle on Monday, with temperatures falling to 17°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Clear throughout the day.
     
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      4:50 am    8:55 pm
    Saturday, May 27th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       0%  23%   9 mph
      4:49 am    8:56 pm

    Sunday, May 28th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       4%  40%   3 mph
      4:48 am    8:58 pm
    Monday, May 29th
     Drizzle until afternoon.
     
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       42%  62%   3 mph
      4:47 am    8:59 pm

    Tuesday, May 30th
     Partly cloudy until evening.
     
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    21
       0%  38%   11 mph
      4:46 am    9:00 pm
    Wednesday, May 31st
     Partly cloudy in the morning.
     
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       0%  6%   1 mph
      4:45 am    9:01 pm

    Thursday, Jun 1st
     Clear throughout the day.
     
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       0%  0%   9 mph
      4:45 am    9:02 pm
    Friday, Jun 2nd
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       0%  28%   8 mph
      4:44 am    9:03 pm

  • Westgate Bay Beach Tide Times

     

  • Westgate Bay Beach Water quality

    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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