"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Margate - The Bay Beach Weather and Tides

The bathing water is a resort beach on the north Kent coast adjacent to Margate town centre. It is a gently shelving sandy beach with a harbour wall at the eastern end and a rock formation that is exposed at low water at the western end. A promenade sits above the beach and there is a saltwater pool on the beach below the high water mark.

Nearest town: Margate

Local authority: Kent County Council

OS Grid Reference: TR350707

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for the next five days

15 December

Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 994
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 03:57 GMT

High Tide 10:02 GMT

Low Tide 16:16 GMT

High Tide 22:34 GMT

16 December

Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 04:43 GMT

High Tide 10:48 GMT

Low Tide 16:55 GMT

High Tide 23:11 GMT

17 December

Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1022
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 05:24 GMT

High Tide 11:27 GMT

Low Tide 17:32 GMT

High Tide 23:42 GMT

18 December

Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1027
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 06:03 GMT

High Tide 12:03 GMT

Low Tide 18:08 GMT

19 December

Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1035
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 00:12 GMT

Low Tide 06:41 GMT

High Tide 12:38 GMT

Low Tide 18:42 GMT

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. 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.

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