"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Shoebury East Beach

Shoebury East Beach is a long sandy/shingle beach that is backed by a large area of open grassland. It is a gently shelving beach with a large tidal range and is popular for water sports such as windsurfing and kite surfing.

Beach type: Pebble & Sand

Nearest town: Southend on Sea

Local authority: Southend-on-Sea Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: TQ946851


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Shoebury East Beach

  • Arnold Palmer Crazy Golf (3m)
  • Kids Kingdom (3m)
  • Southchurch Hall Museum (3m)
  • Southend Marine Activities Centre (3m)
  • Sealife Adventure (3m)
  • Kursaal (3m)
  • Southend Pier and Train (4m)
  • Southend Pier Museum (4m)
  • Mr B's Space Chase Quasar (4m)
  • Adventure Island (4m)
  • Southend Cliff Lift (4m)
  • Central Museum (4m)
  • Rollacity (5m)
  • Southend Planetarium (5m)
  • Fun Factory Rochford (5m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Pier Entrance
Western Esplanade

Phone 01702 618747
Email vic@southend.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 20 April


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1024
Humidity 91%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1025
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 22°C
(feels like 23°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1025
Humidity 60%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 21°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1024
Humidity 61%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1025
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1026
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
04:00 BST
(03:00 GMT)
Low Tide
10:05 BST
(09:05 GMT)
High Tide
16:25 BST
(15:25 GMT)
Low Tide
22:41 BST
(21:41 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 pebbleand sand beach with a slipway for personal watercraft, small boats and dinghies.

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