Thorpe Bay Beach

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 & has a seaside award
Thorpe Bay Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Dog Friendly Beach?

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 23 beaches in Essex, or check our list of Essex Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Thorpe Bay 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.

Thorpe Bay Beach 7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 9℃ to 11.4℃ with wind speed 7.6 m/sec (NNE)
Sunday, Jun 04clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 9.7℃ to 11.8℃ with wind speed 7.1 m/sec (NNE)
Monday, Jun 05partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 9.2℃ to 11.8℃ with wind speed 6.3 m/sec (NNE)
Tuesday, Jun 06partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 10.6℃ to 11.7℃ with wind speed 4.9 m/sec (NE)
Wednesday, Jun 07cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 11.2℃ to 11.8℃ with wind speed 5.1 m/sec (NE)
Thursday, Jun 08cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 11.5℃ to 12.2℃ with wind speed 5.6 m/sec (NE)
Friday, Jun 09clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 9.6℃ to 12.2℃ with wind speed 4.6 m/sec (NE)

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

Thorpe Bay Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Thorpe Bay Beach is at Southend-On-Sea 2.97 km (1.84 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height, helping you to plan the best time to visit Thorpe Bay Beach. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Sat 03 Jun
   Low Tide at 05:37 (Height 0.70m)
   High Tide at 11:44 (Height 5.45m)
   Low Tide at 18:07 (Height 0.91m)
Sun 04 Jun
   High Tide at 00:03 (Height 5.66m)
   Low Tide at 06:18 (Height 0.69m)
   High Tide at 12:28 (Height 5.54m)
   Low Tide at 18:53 (Height 0.79m)
Mon 05 Jun
   High Tide at 00:47 (Height 5.80m)
   Low Tide at 06:58 (Height 0.69m)
   High Tide at 13:13 (Height 5.59m)
   Low Tide at 19:38 (Height 0.68m)
Tue 06 Jun
   High Tide at 01:33 (Height 5.89m)
   Low Tide at 07:38 (Height 0.71m)
   High Tide at 13:59 (Height 5.58m)
   Low Tide at 20:22 (Height 0.60m)
Wed 07 Jun
   High Tide at 02:20 (Height 5.89m)
   Low Tide at 08:21 (Height 0.78m)
   High Tide at 14:46 (Height 5.50m)
   Low Tide at 21:08 (Height 0.56m)
Thu 08 Jun
   High Tide at 03:10 (Height 5.80m)
   Low Tide at 09:08 (Height 0.90m)
   High Tide at 15:34 (Height 5.39m)
   Low Tide at 21:58 (Height 0.58m)
Fri 09 Jun
   High Tide at 04:02 (Height 5.64m)
   Low Tide at 10:01 (Height 1.05m)
   High Tide at 16:26 (Height 5.27m)
   Low Tide at 22:54 (Height 0.62m)

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