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 & has a seaside award
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 at Southend-on-Sea, 23 beaches in Essex, or check our list of Essex Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Shoebury Common 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 -3℃ to -2℃ with wind speed 2.7 m/sec (NW)
Saturday, Dec 10clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range -2.8℃ to -2.6℃ with wind speed 1.9 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Dec 11fog
Expect a temp in the range -3.7℃ to -2.9℃ with wind speed 1.6 m/sec (N)
Monday, Dec 12cloudy
Expect a temp in the range -2℃ to -0.7℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (NNW)
Tuesday, Dec 13partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range -1.3℃ to -0.1℃ with wind speed 0.7 m/sec (W)
Wednesday, Dec 14partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range -4.2℃ to -1.2℃ with wind speed 5.4 m/sec (NNW)
Thursday, Dec 15clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range -2.5℃ to -1.4℃ with wind speed 4.2 m/sec (NW)

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

Shoebury Common Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Shoebury Common Beach is at Southend-On-Sea 4.03 km (2.50 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Fri 09 Dec
   High Tide at 00:44 (Height 5.54m)
   Low Tide at 07:11 (Height 0.73m)
   High Tide at 12:57 (Height 5.69m)
   Low Tide at 19:06 (Height 0.94m)
Sat 10 Dec
   High Tide at 01:17 (Height 5.52m)
   Low Tide at 07:46 (Height 0.74m)
   High Tide at 13:34 (Height 5.65m)
   Low Tide at 19:35 (Height 1.02m)
Sun 11 Dec
   High Tide at 01:51 (Height 5.46m)
   Low Tide at 08:16 (Height 0.80m)
   High Tide at 14:12 (Height 5.53m)
   Low Tide at 20:04 (Height 1.11m)
Mon 12 Dec
   High Tide at 02:25 (Height 5.35m)
   Low Tide at 08:45 (Height 0.85m)
   High Tide at 14:49 (Height 5.37m)
   Low Tide at 20:34 (Height 1.19m)
Tue 13 Dec
   High Tide at 02:58 (Height 5.22m)
   Low Tide at 09:17 (Height 0.90m)
   High Tide at 15:26 (Height 5.20m)
   Low Tide at 21:09 (Height 1.29m)
Wed 14 Dec
   High Tide at 03:33 (Height 5.08m)
   Low Tide at 09:54 (Height 0.97m)
   High Tide at 16:05 (Height 5.03m)
   Low Tide at 21:48 (Height 1.42m)
Thu 15 Dec
   High Tide at 04:13 (Height 4.93m)
   Low Tide at 10:35 (Height 1.07m)
   High Tide at 16:49 (Height 4.89m)
   Low Tide at 22:33 (Height 1.58m)

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