Selsey East Beach

The East Beach at Selsey in West Sussex is a pebble beach on either side of the RNLI lifeboat station.

Selsey is situated on a peninsula jutting out into the English Channel about eight miles south of Chichester. A small town that retains its history, the unique Selsey community spirit and the Selsey fishing fleet. Fresh fish and crabs are for sale caught by the local fishing boats pulled up on the beach.

There are many things to do including walks along the seawall, cycle routes, Selsey lifeboat station and museum, windsurfing and a diving and snorkelling centre.

Facilities at the beach include free parking on the road, pub, toilets, RNLI shop and children’s play area whilst Selsey is a moderate walk away and has a wider range of restaurants, cafes, bars and pubs.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Selsey East Beach has dog restrictions.
Dogs are allowed on Selsey East beach all year round but they are prohibited from designated areas (between groynes E26 & E33) between 1st May and 30th Sept. Must be kept on a lead on the sea wall.

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

Planning your visit to Selsey East Beach


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Place Category: Beaches

Selsey East Beach 7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 17.3℃ to 19.8℃ with wind speed 9.3 m/sec (SSE)
Thursday, Sep 28partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 15.5℃ to 16.5℃ with wind speed 14.2 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Sep 29heavyrain
Expect a temp in the range 14.6℃ to 16.4℃ with wind speed 5.4 m/sec (W)
Saturday, Sep 30partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 9.3℃ to 11.7℃ with wind speed 5.4 m/sec (WNW)
Sunday, Oct 01fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 17.2℃ to 18℃ with wind speed 6.8 m/sec (SW)
Monday, Oct 02cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 16.2℃ to 17℃ with wind speed 2 m/sec (WSW)
Tuesday, Oct 03clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 11.9℃ to 13.2℃ with wind speed 4.4 m/sec (WNW)

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

Selsey East Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Selsey East Beach is at Selsey Bill 0.65 km (0.40 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 Selsey East Beach. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Wed 27 Sep
   Low Tide at 02:51 (Height 1.06m)
   High Tide at 09:30 (Height 4.85m)
   Low Tide at 15:13 (Height 0.97m)
   High Tide at 21:53 (Height 4.92m)
Thu 28 Sep
   Low Tide at 03:40 (Height 0.68m)
   High Tide at 10:22 (Height 5.24m)
   Low Tide at 16:00 (Height 0.58m)
   High Tide at 22:41 (Height 5.23m)
Fri 29 Sep
   Low Tide at 04:24 (Height 0.37m)
   High Tide at 11:07 (Height 5.54m)
   Low Tide at 16:44 (Height 0.30m)
   High Tide at 23:25 (Height 5.44m)
Sat 30 Sep
   Low Tide at 05:05 (Height 0.20m)
   High Tide at 11:49 (Height 5.69m)
   Low Tide at 17:27 (Height 0.15m)
Sun 01 Oct
   High Tide at 00:05 (Height 5.52m)
   Low Tide at 05:46 (Height 0.17m)
   High Tide at 12:28 (Height 5.68m)
   Low Tide at 18:09 (Height 0.17m)
Mon 02 Oct
   High Tide at 00:44 (Height 5.46m)
   Low Tide at 06:27 (Height 0.30m)
   High Tide at 13:05 (Height 5.53m)
   Low Tide at 18:50 (Height 0.33m)
Tue 03 Oct
   High Tide at 01:23 (Height 5.29m)
   Low Tide at 07:07 (Height 0.57m)
   High Tide at 13:41 (Height 5.26m)
   Low Tide at 19:31 (Height 0.62m)

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