"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Middleton-on-Sea Beach

The bathing water is on the south coast in West Sussex, adjacent to the village of Middleton-on-Sea. The upper beach, protected by wooden breakwaters, is predominantly shingle, interspersed with significant amounts of vegetation. Large expanses of sand are exposed at low tide. There are several large, rocky sea defences situated about 100m off the shore.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Bognor Regis

Local authority: West Sussex County Council

OS Grid Reference: SZ986998


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Middleton-on-Sea Beach

  • Flying Fortress (2m)
  • Inspire Felpham (2m)
  • Butlin's (3m)
  • Butlins - Bognor Regis (3m)
  • Hotham Park (3m)
  • Barnham Windmill (3m)
  • Harbour Park (3m)
  • Sharksville Adventure Golf (3m)
  • Look and Sea Visitor Centre (3m)
  • Littlehampton Museum (3m)
  • Bognor Regis Local History Museum (3m)
  • Bognor Regis Wireless Museum (3m)
  • Norfolk Gardens Mini Golf (3m)
  • Bognor Museum (3m)
  • Mewsbrooke Park (4m)
  • Arundel Riding Centre (5m)
  • Jewels Stables (5m)
  • Cathedral of Our Lady and St Philip Howard (5m)
  • Arundel Lido (5m)
  • Rose Green Centre of Art and Craft (5m)
  • Arundel Museum and Heritage Centre (5m)

Tourist Information

The Look & Sea Centre
63 - 65 Surrey Street
West Sussex
BN17 5AW

Phone 01903 721 866
Email littlehampton.vic@arun.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 20 August


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1024
Humidity 92%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1025
Humidity 63%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1024
Humidity 58%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1024
Humidity 64%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 46%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1023
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 83%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1023
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
04:30 BST
(03:30 GMT)
High Tide
11:01 BST
(10:01 GMT)
Low Tide
16:54 BST
(15:54 GMT)
High Tide
23:21 BST
(22:21 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 sandy beach set on the south coast just to the east of Bognor Regis.

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