Itinerary

Chalkwell Beach

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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Beach 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.

7 Day Weather Forecast

Today
Expect a temp in the range 13.5℃ to 16℃ with wind speed 2.8 m/sec (S)
Friday, Jul 01
Expect a temp in the range 11.3℃ to 13.2℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (SW)
Saturday, Jul 02
Expect a temp in the range 12.2℃ to 14.5℃ with wind speed 4.3 m/sec (SW)
Sunday, Jul 03
Expect a temp in the range 12.1℃ to 14.6℃ with wind speed 3.2 m/sec (SW)
Monday, Jul 04
Expect a temp in the range 13.7℃ to 15.6℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (W)
Tuesday, Jul 05
Expect a temp in the range 13℃ to 15℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (NNW)
Wednesday, Jul 06
Expect a temp in the range 13℃ to 16.5℃ with wind speed 2.4 m/sec (NW)

Southend-on-Sea weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Chalkwell Beach Tide Times

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