Goring Gap Beach

Goring Gap beach by its very name is a beach that lies in the gap between Goring and Ferring and is part of a long stretch of West Sussex beach. The beach is pebble at high tide and then flat compact sand as the tide retreats with wooden groynes providing some great wind protection, and at the back of the beach, you have a large area of grass.

When the wind picks up Goring Gap is a popular beach with windsurfers and kitesurfers as the grass area makes it ideal to set up, although be aware of the groynes.

Goring Gap is also a popular beach for horse riding, although summer restrictions are in place to keep them off the beach during the main part of the day.

Parking is on the road or a small car park at the Ferring end of the beach and the beach has no facilities but it is only a short walk to either Ferring or Goring beaches that both have beach cafes and toilets.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Goring Gap Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
Goring Gap Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

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


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Place Category: Beaches

7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 2.9℃ to 3.2℃ with wind speed 4.4 m/sec (ENE)
Wednesday, Feb 08clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 2.9℃ to 3.7℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (ENE)
Thursday, Feb 09cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5.4℃ to 6℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Feb 10partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.5℃ to 2.8℃ with wind speed 2.6 m/sec (N)
Saturday, Feb 11partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 4℃ to 5℃ with wind speed 3.5 m/sec (WNW)
Sunday, Feb 12cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5℃ to 6℃ with wind speed 0.9 m/sec (E)
Monday, Feb 13clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 6.5℃ to 7.2℃ with wind speed 4.2 m/sec (SSE)

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

Goring Gap Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Goring Gap Beach is at Worthing 4.82 km (3.00 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.

Tue 07 Feb
   High Tide at 00:15 (Height 5.77m)
   Low Tide at 06:06 (Height 1.06m)
   High Tide at 12:19 (Height 5.71m)
   Low Tide at 18:25 (Height 0.90m)
Wed 08 Feb
   High Tide at 00:43 (Height 5.79m)
   Low Tide at 06:39 (Height 1.04m)
   High Tide at 12:47 (Height 5.72m)
   Low Tide at 18:57 (Height 0.91m)
Thu 09 Feb
   High Tide at 01:10 (Height 5.79m)
   Low Tide at 07:10 (Height 1.05m)
   High Tide at 13:17 (Height 5.71m)
   Low Tide at 19:26 (Height 0.95m)
Fri 10 Feb
   High Tide at 01:38 (Height 5.78m)
   Low Tide at 07:38 (Height 1.08m)
   High Tide at 13:48 (Height 5.69m)
   Low Tide at 19:52 (Height 1.02m)
Sat 11 Feb
   High Tide at 02:09 (Height 5.74m)
   Low Tide at 08:07 (Height 1.15m)
   High Tide at 14:23 (Height 5.60m)
   Low Tide at 20:23 (Height 1.12m)
Sun 12 Feb
   High Tide at 02:45 (Height 5.62m)
   Low Tide at 08:44 (Height 1.27m)
   High Tide at 15:02 (Height 5.42m)
   Low Tide at 21:02 (Height 1.31m)
Mon 13 Feb
   High Tide at 03:28 (Height 5.39m)
   Low Tide at 09:31 (Height 1.48m)
   High Tide at 15:49 (Height 5.12m)
   Low Tide at 21:53 (Height 1.59m)

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