Three Shells Beach, Essex

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Three Shells beach is a sandy beach in the middle of Southend-on-Sea by the pier.

Three Shells is a popular family beach as it is in the town and close to shops, cafes, restaurants, amusements and the pier.

Facilities include parking, toilets, food outlets, amusements, sailing club with slipway.

Three Shells Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Three Shells Beach has dog restrictions. Three Shells 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.

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.


Three Shells Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Southend-on-Sea, Essex

Expect a temp in the range 15.7℃ to 16.9℃ with wind speed 7.1 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Oct 21
Expect a temp in the range 8.2℃ to 9.7℃ with wind speed 8.2 m/sec (NNW)
Friday, Oct 22
Expect a temp in the range 5.8℃ to 6.1℃ with wind speed 4.4 m/sec (W)
Saturday, Oct 23
Expect a temp in the range 5.6℃ to 9.1℃ with wind speed 2.9 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Oct 24
Expect a temp in the range 11.1℃ to 11.5℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (S)
Monday, Oct 25
Expect a temp in the range 10.1℃ to 11.3℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (SW)
Tuesday, Oct 26
Expect a temp in the range 4.6℃ to 6.6℃ with wind speed 2.7 m/sec (W)

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


Three Shells Beach tide times.

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