"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Southend - Westcliff Bay Beach

Westcliff Beach is a long sandy/shingle beach in the centre of Southend-on Sea. It has a shallow profile and is backed by a long esplanade. At high water the sea level can flood over the entire beach and lap against the esplanade wall.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Southend on Sea

Local authority: Southend-on-Sea Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: TQ865851

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Southend - Westcliff Bay Beach

  • Southend Cliff Lift (1m)
  • Central Museum (1m)
  • Adventure Island (1m)
  • Rileys Sports Bar (1m)
  • Mr B's Space Chase Quasar (1m)
  • Made by You Pottery Painting Studio (1m)
  • Southend Pier and Train (1m)
  • Southend Pier Museum (1m)
  • Kursaal (2m)
  • Sealife Adventure (2m)
  • Leigh Heritage Centre (2m)
  • Southend Marine Activities Centre (2m)
  • Southend Planetarium (2m)
  • Southchurch Hall Museum (2m)
  • Arnold Palmer Crazy Golf (2m)
  • Kids Kingdom (2m)
  • Belfairs Nature Reserve and Woodland (2m)
  • Fun Factory Rochford (3m)
  • Rollacity (3m)
  • Castle Point Transport Museum (3m)
  • Jo Shenton and Nat Hughes present Photosynthesis, a mixed media exhibition (3m)
  • Hadleigh Castle (4m)
  • Heritage Centre (4m)
  • Rayleigh Megazone (5m)
  • Rayleigh Indoor Karting Stadium (5m)
  • Megazone Laser Arena (5m)
  • Rayleigh Megaplay (5m)
  • Megazone Laser (5m)
  • CJs Bowling (5m)
  • Hockley Woods (5m)

Tourist Information

Southend
Tourist Information Centre
Pier Entrance
Western Esplanade
Southen-on-Sea
Essex
England
SS1 1EE

Phone 01702 618747
Email vic@southend.gov.uk
http://www.visitsouthend.co.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 17 August

06:00


Chance of rain 48%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 95%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 44%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 66%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:08 BST
(01:08 GMT)
High Tide
08:33 BST
(07:33 GMT)
Low Tide
14:54 BST
(13:54 GMT)
High Tide
21:05 BST
(20:05 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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