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 Monday, with high temperatures bottoming out at 8°C on Monday.

    Today's Forecast
     Overcast throughout the day.
       80%  96%   6 mph
      5:37 am    8:14 pm
    Saturday, Apr 28th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       73%  79%   7 mph
      5:35 am    8:16 pm

    Sunday, Apr 29th
     Breezy starting in the afternoon and foggy overnight.
       48%  95%   15 mph
      5:33 am    8:17 pm
    Monday, Apr 30th
     Light rain in the morning and breezy until afternoon.
       83%  100%   18 mph
      5:31 am    8:19 pm

    Tuesday, May 1st
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
       10%  76%   9 mph
      5:30 am    8:21 pm
    Wednesday, May 2nd
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
       4%  47%   11 mph
      5:28 am    8:22 pm

    Thursday, May 3rd
     Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
       9%  24%   5 mph
      5:26 am    8:24 pm
    Friday, May 4th
     Clear throughout the day.
       27%  5%   8 mph
      5:24 am    8:26 pm

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