Winchelsea beach is shingle at high tide and sand at low. Just behind the beach is an area known as “The Ridges”– pebbles and rough land with a straggle of 1930’s bungalows on unmade roads.
Good all-round family beach, swimming is safe and best at high tide and you also have a bird reserve nearby.
Parking on the road, ice cream van if you are lucky.
We have no dog information for Winchelsea beach.
Winchelsea beach, dog restrictions apply to areas.
- Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
- Good: generally good water quality
- Sufficient: meets minimum standards
- Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
Our weather forecast for Rye in East Sussex
Today (Saturday, Mar 06)
Expect a temperature in the range 2.8℃ to 5.7℃ with a wind speed 6.6 m/sec (ENE)
Sunday, Mar 07
Expect a temperature in the range 1℃ to 2℃ with a wind speed 4.4 m/sec (NNE)
Monday, Mar 08
Expect a temperature in the range 0.2℃ to 0.7℃ with a wind speed 2.1 m/sec (NNW)
Tuesday, Mar 09
Expect a temperature in the range 2.4℃ to 3.8℃ with a wind speed 3.6 m/sec (WNW)
Wednesday, Mar 10
Expect a temperature in the range 6.1℃ to 7℃ with a wind speed 6.2 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Mar 11
Expect a temperature in the range 8.4℃ to 10.2℃ with a wind speed 15.7 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Mar 12
Expect a temperature in the range 6.2℃ to 7℃ with a wind speed 8.1 m/sec (WSW)
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Our tide forecast for Winchelsea Beach in East Sussex.
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