"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Clacton Beach

Clacton is a busy seaside resort. The sandy beach is gently shelving and backed by the promenade and beach huts. Cliffs form a backdrop with the greensward and the town behind. There is no beach at high tide.

Beach type: sand & shingle

Nearest town: Clacton on Sea

Local authority: Essex County Council

OS Grid Reference: TM189152

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Clacton Beach

  • Seaquarium at Clacton Pier (1m)
  • Clacton Pier (1m)
  • Clacton Pavilion (1m)
  • Clacton Zoo (1m)
  • Robbie Rascal Party and Play Centre (2m)
  • Space Kingdom (2m)
  • Push Kiting (2m)
  • REVIVAL (3m)

Tourist Information

Clacton-on-Sea
Tourist Information Centre
Town Hall
Station Road
Essex
England
CO15 1SE

Phone 01255 686 633
Email clactontic@tendringdc.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 17 August

06:00


Chance of rain 50%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 38%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 27%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 69%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:41 BST
(00:41 GMT)
High Tide
07:55 BST
(06:55 GMT)
Low Tide
14:18 BST
(13:18 GMT)
High Tide
20:28 BST
(19:28 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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Tell us what you think about Clacton Beach

Famous for the Clacton pier, built in 1877. Clacton beach now attracts families to its huge range of traditional seaside entertainments. A sandy beach considered child friendly with local lifeguard patrol and first aid cover.

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