Shoebury East beach is approximately quarter of a mile long gently sloping sandy/shingle beach backed by a large grassy area perfect for picnics.
Can get very crowded on hot summer days and bank holidays.
East Beach is a popular beach for watersports, especially windsurfing and kitesurfing, due to its position on the estuary. The beach has a designated zone, but beware of tides, at low tide you may have more than 1 mile to walk out or back. Typically you are looking at about 90 minutes either side of high tide.
The beach is next to a MOD firing range.
Facilities include parking (some areas are seasonal), toilets, slipway, outside shower and beach zones help keep water users segregated.
Shoebury East Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.
Shoebury East beach, No dogs are allowed on Southend beaches between 1st May and 30th September.
- 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.
Our weather forecast for Southend-on-Sea in Essex
Today (Thursday, Jan 21)
Expect a temperature in the range 6.6℃ to 8.3℃ with a wind speed 10.6 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Jan 22
Expect a temperature in the range 2.6℃ to 4.7℃ with a wind speed 5.7 m/sec (W)
Saturday, Jan 23
Expect a temperature in the range 0.9℃ to 2.3℃ with a wind speed 3.7 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Jan 24
Expect a temperature in the range -0.4℃ to 0.3℃ with a wind speed 5.4 m/sec (WNW)
Monday, Jan 25
Expect a temperature in the range 1.5℃ to 1.9℃ with a wind speed 6.9 m/sec (W)
Tuesday, Jan 26
Expect a temperature in the range -0.1℃ to 1℃ with a wind speed 3.3 m/sec (W)
Wednesday, Jan 27
Expect a temperature in the range 4℃ to 5.3℃ with a wind speed 3.3 m/sec (SSW)
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Our tide forecast for Shoebury East Beach in Essex.
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