"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Selsey Beach

The bathing water is situated on the south coast between Pagham Harbour and Selsey Bill in West Sussex. The bathing water faces southeast and is primarily a groyned, shingle beach but with some sand exposed at low water. To the north of the bathing water there are underwater rock formations which are exposed at low water. A promenade sits above much of the beach with the town of Selsey immediately to the south.

Beach type: Shingle

Nearest town: Bognor Regis

Local authority: West Sussex County Council

OS Grid Reference: SZ869936


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Selsey Beach

  • Northcommon Farm Centre (1m)
  • Earnley Burrerflies and Gardens (4m)
  • Earnley Butterflies and Gardens (4m)
  • Earnley Butterflies, Birds and Beasts (4m)
  • Rose Green Centre of Art and Craft (4m)
  • Chichester Harbour Water Tours (5m)
  • Bognor Museum (5m)
  • Bognor Regis Local History Museum (5m)
  • Bognor Regis Wireless Museum (5m)
  • Hotham Park (6m)

Tourist Information

Bognor Regis
Visitor Information Centre
Place St Maur des Fosses
Belmont Street
West Sussex
PO21 1BJ

Phone 01243 823 140
Email bognorregis.vic@arun.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Monday 24 April


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1020
Humidity 87%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 73%
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Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 64%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 45%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1013
Humidity 76%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 16%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1013
Humidity 70%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
03:59 BST
(02:59 GMT)
High Tide
10:30 BST
(09:30 GMT)
Low Tide
16:22 BST
(15:22 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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Tell us what you think about Selsey Beach

At Selsey there is the unique Selsey Bill low headland that reaches 3 miles out to sea. The beach extends in both directions from the headland. The groyne-ribbed beach to the east is most popular, backed by the sea wall with shingle stretching to Pagham

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