"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 Tuesday 27 June

06:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
E
Pressure 1010
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
E
Pressure 1009
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 15%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
E
Pressure 1008
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 49%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
E
Pressure 1006
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 70%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
ENE
Pressure 1004
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 70%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
NE
Pressure 1002
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
02:43 BST
(01:43 GMT)
Low Tide
09:01 BST
(08:01 GMT)
High Tide
15:12 BST
(14:12 GMT)
Low Tide
21:37 BST
(20:37 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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