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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    7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain on Wednesday through next Monday, with high temperatures bottoming out at 5°C on Thursday.

    Today's Forecast
     Partly cloudy in the morning.
     
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       12%  16%   11 mph
      7:53 am    3:49 pm
    Tuesday, Dec 11th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       18%  64%   3 mph
      7:54 am    3:49 pm

    Wednesday, Dec 12th
     Foggy in the morning.
     
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       85%  98%   12 mph
      7:55 am    3:49 pm
    Thursday, Dec 13th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       84%  98%   16 mph
      7:56 am    3:49 pm

    Friday, Dec 14th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       63%  88%   8 mph
      7:57 am    3:49 pm
    Saturday, Dec 15th
     Light rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening, and windy starting in the evening.
     
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       74%  67%   14 mph
      7:58 am    3:49 pm

    Sunday, Dec 16th
     Foggy in the morning.
     
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       44%  32%   14 mph
      7:58 am    3:49 pm
    Monday, Dec 17th
     Rain until afternoon.
     
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       67%  52%   10 mph
      7:59 am    3:49 pm

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