"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Southwick Beach

Shoreham (or Shoreham-by-Sea) is a small seaside town and port in West Sussex, England. Shoreham Beach is a shingle spit deposited over time by longshore drift. This blocks the southerly flow of the River Adur which turns east at this point and eventually meets the sea further along the coast. The pebble beach is predominantly groyned, gently sloping and offers a wide area for bathing with some sand exposed at low water. The River Adur exits the harbour at the eastern end of the bathing water separated by a concrete breakwater.

Beach type: Shingle

Nearest town: Brighton

Local authority: West Sussex County Council

OS Grid Reference: TQ243046

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Southwick Beach

  • Adur Outdoor Activities Centre (2m)
  • Westows Adventure Play Area (2m)
  • Hove Museum and Art Gallery (2m)
  • King Alfred Leisure Centre (2m)
  • Hove Park (3m)
  • Booth Museum of Natural History (4m)
  • Kings Road Playground (4m)
  • Preston Manor (4m)
  • Coombes Farm Tours (4m)
  • Preston Park (4m)
  • LaserZone (4m)
  • Brighton Fishing Museum (4m)
  • Toy and Model Museum (4m)
  • The Painting Pottery Cafe (4m)
  • Brighton Toy and Model Museum (4m)
  • Royal Pavilion (4m)
  • Brighton Museum And Art Gallery (4m)
  • Brighton Pier (4m)
  • Brighton Pier (4m)
  • Brighton Sea Life Centre (4m)
  • The Brighton Treasure Trail (5m)
  • Artist Studio (5m)
  • Brooklands Go Karts Mini Moto Circuit (5m)

Tourist Information

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

Phone 01903 221 066
Email tic@worthing.gov.uk
http://www.visitworthing.co.uk/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 15 December

06:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
NW
Pressure 992
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
NNW
Pressure 996
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
NNW
Pressure 999
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
NNW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
NNW
Pressure 1007
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
NNW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
03:02 GMT
High Tide
09:18 GMT
Low Tide
15:26 GMT
High Tide
21:45 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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This predominantly shingle beach is near to a variety of facilities and public transport.

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