Thorpe Bay beach, Southend-on-Sea, Essex
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    Thorpe Bay Beach Information

    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 has dog restrictions. Thorpe Bay beach, No dogs are allowed on Southend's 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 Friday, with high temperatures bottoming out at 8°C on Thursday.

    Today's Forecast
     Rain and windy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
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       88%  87%   22 mph
      7:57 am    3:49 pm
    Sunday, Dec 16th
     Foggy overnight.
     
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       63%  33%   10 mph
      7:58 am    3:49 pm

    Monday, Dec 17th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.
     
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       67%  44%   8 mph
      7:59 am    3:49 pm
    Tuesday, Dec 18th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy until evening.
     
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       61%  93%   23 mph
      7:59 am    3:49 pm

    Wednesday, Dec 19th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       60%  50%   14 mph
      8:00 am    3:50 pm
    Thursday, Dec 20th
     Mostly cloudy until afternoon.
     
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       42%  60%   10 mph
      8:01 am    3:50 pm

    Friday, Dec 21st
     Light rain until afternoon.
     
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       84%  83%   12 mph
      8:01 am    3:51 pm
    Saturday, Dec 22nd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       48%  52%   16 mph
      8:02 am    3:51 pm

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