Clacton (Clacton-on-Sea) is the largest town on the Tendring Peninsula, in Essex, a seaside resort that popularity increased due to its close, day-trip possible, proximity to London.
Clacton has a selection of sandy beaches, watersports, a Victorian pier, amusements, fun fair, pubs, clubs, cafes and restaurants.
The famous Clacton Air Show attracts in excess of 90,000 visitors over two August days. The show site extends along Clacton’s seafront with a line up of catering, trade stands and amusement. Both days have a great flying programme.
We have no current information on dog restrictions for Clacton Beach.
- 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 Clacton-on-Sea in Essex
Today (Saturday, Jan 16)
Expect a temperature in the range 2.5℃ to 5.5℃ with a wind speed 10.2 m/sec (S)
Sunday, Jan 17
Expect a temperature in the range 4.3℃ to 4.5℃ with a wind speed 6.7 m/sec (WNW)
Monday, Jan 18
Expect a temperature in the range 2.7℃ to 3.6℃ with a wind speed 5.1 m/sec (W)
Tuesday, Jan 19
Expect a temperature in the range 7℃ to 9.7℃ with a wind speed 10.1 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Jan 20
Expect a temperature in the range 8.8℃ to 9.4℃ with a wind speed 13 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Jan 21
Expect a temperature in the range 5.4℃ to 9.3℃ with a wind speed 15.6 m/sec (SSW)
Friday, Jan 22
Expect a temperature in the range 2.1℃ to 3.4℃ with a wind speed 6.1 m/sec (W)
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Our tide forecast for Clacton Beach in Essex.
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