Shoebury Common Beach

Shoebury Common Beach is a sand/shingle beach that overlooks the Thames Estuary and is bounded to the East by the land formerly occupied by the Shoeburyness Artillery Barracks.

The beach is on the eastern end of the long continuous Southend seafront, backed by a promenade with beach huts.

Facilities include parking, toilets, cafe, beach huts, promenade and a children’s play ground.

Shoebury Common Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Shoebury Common Beach has dog restrictions.
Shoebury Common 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

Expect a temp in the range 16.7℃ to 20.8℃ with wind speed 2.9 m/sec (WNW)
Wednesday, Jul 06
Expect a temp in the range 12.1℃ to 13.9℃ with wind speed 3.5 m/sec (NW)
Thursday, Jul 07
Expect a temp in the range 15.9℃ to 16.9℃ with wind speed 5.2 m/sec (WNW)
Friday, Jul 08
Expect a temp in the range 11.8℃ to 14.5℃ with wind speed 1.9 m/sec (S)
Saturday, Jul 09
Expect a temp in the range 13.6℃ to 16.7℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (SSE)
Sunday, Jul 10
Expect a temp in the range 15.2℃ to 18.2℃ with wind speed 1.7 m/sec (S)
Monday, Jul 11
Expect a temp in the range 13.9℃ to 17.1℃ with wind speed 1.8 m/sec (ESE)

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

Shoebury Common Beach Tide Times

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