Westcliff Bay Beach

Westcliff Bay beach is a sandy beach which is a little less busy than those closer to the pier.

Facilities include parking, toilets and food.

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

Dog Friendly Beach?

Westcliff Bay Beach has dog restrictions.
Westcliff 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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Westcliff 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.

7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 6.4℃ to 7.5℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (WNW)
Sunday, Feb 05partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.9℃ to 7.9℃ with wind speed 3.4 m/sec (W)
Monday, Feb 06partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range -0.6℃ to 1.2℃ with wind speed 2.4 m/sec (NNE)
Tuesday, Feb 07cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 1.4℃ to 1.9℃ with wind speed 0.4 m/sec (NE)
Wednesday, Feb 08fair_night
Expect a temp in the range -2.7℃ to 1.1℃ with wind speed 0.2 m/sec (WSW)
Thursday, Feb 09clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range -1℃ to 0.2℃ with wind speed 2.7 m/sec (S)
Friday, Feb 10clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range -1.9℃ to 2.5℃ with wind speed 2 m/sec (N)

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

Westcliff Bay Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Westcliff Bay Beach is at Southend-On-Sea 2.79 km (1.74 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Sat 04 Feb
   Low Tide at 05:59 (Height 0.86m)
   High Tide at 11:56 (Height 5.25m)
   Low Tide at 18:04 (Height 1.16m)
Sun 05 Feb
   High Tide at 00:19 (Height 5.26m)
   Low Tide at 06:41 (Height 0.71m)
   High Tide at 12:35 (Height 5.37m)
   Low Tide at 18:41 (Height 1.09m)
Mon 06 Feb
   High Tide at 00:55 (Height 5.38m)
   Low Tide at 07:16 (Height 0.62m)
   High Tide at 13:10 (Height 5.46m)
   Low Tide at 19:13 (Height 1.04m)
Tue 07 Feb
   High Tide at 01:28 (Height 5.48m)
   Low Tide at 07:46 (Height 0.55m)
   High Tide at 13:44 (Height 5.52m)
   Low Tide at 19:41 (Height 0.97m)
Wed 08 Feb
   High Tide at 02:01 (Height 5.53m)
   Low Tide at 08:16 (Height 0.49m)
   High Tide at 14:17 (Height 5.53m)
   Low Tide at 20:12 (Height 0.91m)
Thu 09 Feb
   High Tide at 02:33 (Height 5.53m)
   Low Tide at 08:47 (Height 0.46m)
   High Tide at 14:49 (Height 5.49m)
   Low Tide at 20:45 (Height 0.91m)
Fri 10 Feb
   High Tide at 03:03 (Height 5.48m)
   Low Tide at 09:19 (Height 0.51m)
   High Tide at 15:20 (Height 5.39m)
   Low Tide at 21:18 (Height 0.98m)

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