Selsey West Beach

Selsey West beach is on a long stretch of coast linking Selsey with Bracklesham, the beach is mainly pebbles and at high tide, all you get is a steep pebble bank, although as the tide goes out you get some hard compact sand.

The main car park is by Marine Car park, Hillfield Rd, and here you also have a small beach kiosk. This section of beach is a little narrow and has wooden groynes that can give some welcome break from the wind that can hit Selsey Bill, the southern point of the Manhood Peninsula.

As you head away from Selsey the beach gets wider and you have a large caravan park sitting behind and if you are energetic you can travel down to Bracklesham Bay.

It is often worth considering the wind direction when looking at Selsey beaches, then heading to either the East or West beach as they can offer very different conditions on the same day.

Selsey West Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
Selsey West Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 7 beaches at Chichester, 27 beaches in West Sussex, or check our list of West Sussex Dog Friendly Beaches.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 12.9℃ to 14.3℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (NNE)
Friday, Sep 30
Expect a temp in the range 12℃ to 12.7℃ with wind speed 2.2 m/sec (NNW)
Saturday, Oct 01
Expect a temp in the range 15.5℃ to 16.1℃ with wind speed 11 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Oct 02
Expect a temp in the range 15.9℃ to 17.1℃ with wind speed 7.8 m/sec (W)
Monday, Oct 03
Expect a temp in the range 12.3℃ to 13.4℃ with wind speed 4.1 m/sec (NNW)
Tuesday, Oct 04
Expect a temp in the range 16.2℃ to 17℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Oct 05
Expect a temp in the range 17.1℃ to 17.3℃ with wind speed 7.7 m/sec (WSW)

Chichester weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Selsey West Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Selsey West Beach is at Selsey Bill 1.37 km (0.85 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.

Thu 29 Sep
   High Tide at 00:45 (Height 5.20m)
   Low Tide at 06:38 (Height 0.65m)
   High Tide at 13:04 (Height 5.24m)
   Low Tide at 18:57 (Height 0.66m)
Fri 30 Sep
   High Tide at 01:19 (Height 5.11m)
   Low Tide at 07:15 (Height 0.77m)
   High Tide at 13:41 (Height 5.10m)
   Low Tide at 19:37 (Height 0.82m)
Sat 01 Oct
   High Tide at 02:00 (Height 4.92m)
   Low Tide at 07:55 (Height 0.99m)
   High Tide at 14:23 (Height 4.86m)
   Low Tide at 20:22 (Height 1.08m)
Sun 02 Oct
   High Tide at 02:48 (Height 4.64m)
   Low Tide at 08:44 (Height 1.30m)
   High Tide at 15:16 (Height 4.55m)
   Low Tide at 21:19 (Height 1.39m)
Mon 03 Oct
   High Tide at 03:54 (Height 4.33m)
   Low Tide at 09:49 (Height 1.64m)
   High Tide at 16:30 (Height 4.23m)
   Low Tide at 22:40 (Height 1.66m)
Tue 04 Oct
   High Tide at 05:31 (Height 4.13m)
   Low Tide at 11:26 (Height 1.83m)
   High Tide at 18:11 (Height 4.10m)
Wed 05 Oct
   Low Tide at 00:25 (Height 1.67m)
   High Tide at 07:05 (Height 4.22m)
   Low Tide at 13:04 (Height 1.71m)
   High Tide at 19:39 (Height 4.22m)

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