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


    No precipitation throughout the week, with high temperatures rising to 29°C next Thursday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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      5:03 am    9:05 pm
    Friday, Jul 20th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       6%  62%   5 mph
      5:05 am    9:04 pm

    Saturday, Jul 21st
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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      5:06 am    9:03 pm
    Sunday, Jul 22nd
     Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
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       6%  15%   2 mph
      5:07 am    9:01 pm

    Monday, Jul 23rd
     Partly cloudy overnight.
     
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       2%  7%   7 mph
      5:09 am    9:00 pm
    Tuesday, Jul 24th
     Partly cloudy until evening.
     
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       2%  46%   7 mph
      5:10 am    8:59 pm

    Wednesday, Jul 25th
     Clear throughout the day.
     
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       3%  1%   5 mph
      5:12 am    8:57 pm
    Thursday, Jul 26th
     Clear throughout the day.
     
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       3%  5%   4 mph
      5:13 am    8:56 pm

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