Thorpe Bay beach is a sand/pebble beach, groynes, tidal paddling pool and is backed by a promenade.
The beach is part of the long Southend-on-Sea seafront and is popular with all watersports.
Facilities include parking, toilets, cafes, restaurants and a promenade.
Thorpe Bay Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.
Thorpe Bay beach, No dogs are allowed on Southend's 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 7.1℃ to 8.8℃ with a wind speed 9.5 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Jan 22
Expect a temperature in the range 0.6℃ to 3.3℃ with a wind speed 4.5 m/sec (W)
Saturday, Jan 23
Expect a temperature in the range -1.4℃ to 0.2℃ with a wind speed 2.6 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Jan 24
Expect a temperature in the range -2.8℃ to -1.6℃ with a wind speed 3.6 m/sec (WNW)
Monday, Jan 25
Expect a temperature in the range 0.4℃ to 1.1℃ with a wind speed 4.8 m/sec (W)
Tuesday, Jan 26
Expect a temperature in the range -2.9℃ to -1℃ with a wind speed 2.2 m/sec (W)
Wednesday, Jan 27
Expect a temperature in the range 2.8℃ to 4.5℃ with a wind speed 2.4 m/sec (S)
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Our tide forecast for Thorpe Bay Beach in Essex.
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