"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

South Lancing Beach

The bathing water is situated on the south coast in West Sussex, backed by an urban area. The bathing water is primarily a shingle beach but with gently shelving sand exposed at low water. Wooden groynes and boulder breakwaters protect the beach. Above the bathing water is a line of beach huts with a large grassed area behind.

Beach type: Shingle

Nearest town: Worthing

Local authority: West Sussex County Council

OS Grid Reference: TQ184035

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Things to see and do near South Lancing Beach

  • Brooklands Go Karts Mini Moto Circuit (1m)
  • Splashpoint (2m)
  • Adur Outdoor Activities Centre (2m)
  • Worthing Museum and Art Gallery (2m)
  • Play Leisure Agility Youth UK Ltd (2m)
  • AMF Worthing (2m)
  • Art-Ful (3m)
  • Coombes Farm Tours (3m)
  • Amazon Adventure (4m)
  • High Salvington Windmill (4m)
  • St Mary's House and Gardens (4m)
  • Sussex Watersports (5m)
  • Steyning Museum (5m)
  • Millie Moos Pottery Painting (5m)

Tourist Information

Worthing (Marine Parade)
Tourist Information Centre
Marine Parade
West Sussex
BN11 3PX

Phone 01903 221 066
Email tic@worthing.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Monday 24 April


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 86%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 63%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 61%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 48%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 60%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1013
Humidity 83%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 15%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1013
Humidity 67%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
04:11 BST
(03:11 GMT)
High Tide
10:24 BST
(09:24 GMT)
Low Tide
16:29 BST
(15:29 GMT)
High Tide
22:48 BST
(21:48 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 Shingle beach popular with windsurfers, kitesurfers and sailors.

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