West Mersea Beach



West Mersea beach is on the small Island of Mersea in Essex. The beach is a sand and pebble mix backed by some grass areas and colourful beach huts.

You have a couple of holiday parks along this stretch of beach which can make the beach a little busy, although you can take a walk along the coast to find quieter stretches.

Facilities at the beach include parking, toilets, beach huts, beach cafe, grass areas and small children’s play areas.

West Mersea Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year. West Mersea Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 2 beaches around Mersea Island, 23 beaches in Essex, or check our list of Essex Dog Friendly Beaches.

Beach Water Quality

Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
  - 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.


West Mersea Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Mersea Island, Essex

Expect a temp in the range 6.7℃ to 11.3℃ with wind speed 6.5 m/sec (W)
Friday, Jan 28
Expect a temp in the range 1.9℃ to 4.3℃ with wind speed 4.2 m/sec (NW)
Saturday, Jan 29
Expect a temp in the range 8.7℃ to 9.8℃ with wind speed 6.6 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Jan 30
Expect a temp in the range 2.1℃ to 5.1℃ with wind speed 4.9 m/sec (WNW)
Monday, Jan 31
Expect a temp in the range 5℃ to 7.1℃ with wind speed 9.2 m/sec (WSW)
Tuesday, Feb 01
Expect a temp in the range 1.5℃ to 3.4℃ with wind speed 4.5 m/sec (WNW)
Wednesday, Feb 02
Expect a temp in the range 6.2℃ to 7.3℃ with wind speed 9.7 m/sec (WNW)

Mersea Island weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK


West Mersea Beach tide times.

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