Chalkwell beach, Southend-on-Sea, Essex
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    Chalkwell Beach Information

    Chalkwell Beach is a sandy beach with groynes backed by a grassy area and the beach has a seawater paddling pool.

    Chalkwell is part of the long Southend-on-Sea seafront, sitting towards the Western end and is less busy than the stretches near the pier.

    Facilities at the beach include parking, toilets, cafes and kiosks. Chalkwell train station marks the end of the Southend seafront and is just a five-minute walk away

    Chalkwell Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

    Chalkwell Beach has dog restrictions. Chalkwell beach, No dogs are allowed on Southend beaches between 1st May and 30th September.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 9 beaches around Southend-on-Sea, 23 beaches in Essex, or check our list of Essex Dog Friendly Beaches.

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  • Water Quality


    Beach Bathing 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.
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  • Weather


    7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain today through Sunday, with high temperatures bottoming out at 15°C on Monday.

    Today's Forecast
     Breezy until evening and mostly cloudy in the morning.
     
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    20
       53%  38%   16 mph
      6:43 am    7:00 pm
    Saturday, Sep 22nd
     Light rain overnight.
     
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       51%  83%   10 mph
      6:44 am    6:57 pm

    Sunday, Sep 23rd
     Windy throughout the day and light rain in the evening.
     
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       95%  97%   16 mph
      6:46 am    6:55 pm
    Monday, Sep 24th
     Breezy in the morning.
     
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       13%  10%   16 mph
      6:47 am    6:53 pm

    Tuesday, Sep 25th
     Clear throughout the day.
     
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       0%  5%   3 mph
      6:49 am    6:50 pm
    Wednesday, Sep 26th
     Clear throughout the day.
     
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       1%  0%   8 mph
      6:51 am    6:48 pm

    Thursday, Sep 27th
     Partly cloudy starting in the evening.
     
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    22
       0%  13%   5 mph
      6:52 am    6:46 pm
    Friday, Sep 28th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       0%  82%   9 mph
      6:54 am    6:43 pm

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