"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Sandwich Bay Beach

Sandwich Bay is a rural beach on the East coast of Kent about 5 km south of Ramsgate. The steep shingle beach is towards the south of a long sandy bay adjoining the golf course. Towards low water there are large sand flats.

Beach type: Sand/mud flats

Nearest town: Sandwich

Local authority: Kent County Council

OS Grid Reference: TR359589


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Sandwich Bay Beach

  • The Secret Gardens of Sandwich (2m)
  • The Secret Gardens of Sandwich, at The Salutation (2m)
  • Rare Species Conservation Centre (3m)
  • Fowlmead Country Park (3m)
  • Maritime Museum, Ramsgate (4m)
  • Deal Maritime and Local History Museum (4m)
  • Sea Searcher Boat Trips (4m)
  • Ramsgate Motor Museum (4m)
  • Ramsgate Tunnels (4m)
  • Tides Leisure and Indoor Tennis (4m)
  • Bumble Beez (5m)
  • The Spitfire and Hurricane Memorial Museum (5m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
The Guildhall
Cattle Market
CT13 9AH

Phone 01304 613 565

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 27 April


Chance of rain 64%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1012
Humidity 92%
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Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1010
Humidity 82%
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Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1007
Humidity 74%
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Chance of rain 46%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1005
Humidity 74%
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Chance of rain 80%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1004
Humidity 87%
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Chance of rain 37%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1005
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
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Low Tide
05:52 BST
(04:52 GMT)
High Tide
10:34 BST
(09:34 GMT)
Low Tide
18:19 BST
(17:19 GMT)
High Tide
22:55 BST
(21:55 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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A long. sandy beach with a steep stone section protecting a private estate at the southern end. The northern end is often used by naturists.

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