"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Shoeburyness Beach

Shoeburyness is a shingle beach at the easternmost tip of Southend's shoreline. The beach is backed by a promenade lined with beach huts. At the eastern end of the beach lies a slipway regularly used for launching boats and other water sport activities.

Beach type: Sand/Shingle/Mud

Nearest town: Southend on Sea

Local authority: Southend-on-Sea Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: TQ926840


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Shoeburyness Beach

  • Arnold Palmer Crazy Golf (2m)
  • Southend Marine Activities Centre (2m)
  • Southchurch Hall Museum (2m)
  • Sealife Adventure (2m)
  • Kursaal (2m)
  • Southend Pier and Train (2m)
  • Southend Pier Museum (2m)
  • Mr B's Space Chase Quasar (3m)
  • Adventure Island (3m)
  • Kids Kingdom (3m)
  • Southend Cliff Lift (3m)
  • Central Museum (4m)
  • Southend Planetarium (4m)
  • Rollacity (5m)
  • Fun Factory Rochford (5m)
  • Jo Shenton and Nat Hughes present Photosynthesis, a mixed media exhibition (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 Wednesday 18 July


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 80%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 58%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 23°C
(feels like 22°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 44%
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Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 22°C
(feels like 20°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 52%
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Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 22°C
(feels like 21°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 55%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 20°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 67%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
05:09 BST
(04:09 GMT)
Low Tide
11:18 BST
(10:18 GMT)
High Tide
17:31 BST
(16:31 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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Also known as Shoebury Common beach. A mainly sandy beach backed by a promenade, lots of beach huts and a grassy area. There's a Foreshore Office and Uncle Tom's cafe selling snacks and ice cream.

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