Shoreham Beach

Shoreham beach is a long wide shingle beach with wooden groynes. The beach is a popular South Coast water sports location, providing some good but safe sailing conditions.

Conditions at Shoreham depend on the wind, but a typical SW wind will produce nice conditions ideal for the intermediate sailor. Best to avoid 2 hours before and after high tide. If you are learning, Shoreham can be an excellent location to practise in a F2 or 3, with flat-ish water shallow for a reasonable distance out at low tide.


  • A couple of pay and display car parks and limited parking on the road.
  • Toilets
  • Cafe (summer)
  • Shops on Ferry Road near one of the car parks

We have no dog information for Shoreham beach.

Dog Friendly Beach?

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Shoreham Beach.

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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Shoreham 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 3.3℃ to 4.4℃ with wind speed 7.3 m/sec (N)
Friday, Jan 27cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 3.3℃ to 4℃ with wind speed 7.5 m/sec (N)
Saturday, Jan 28partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range -0.6℃ to 3.1℃ with wind speed 4.4 m/sec (N)
Sunday, Jan 29cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 3.6℃ to 3.9℃ with wind speed 3 m/sec (WNW)
Monday, Jan 30cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.3℃ to 8.2℃ with wind speed 6.2 m/sec (WSW)
Tuesday, Jan 31clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.5℃ to 3.5℃ with wind speed 2.6 m/sec (W)
Wednesday, Feb 01cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 4.6℃ to 9℃ with wind speed 6.4 m/sec (W)

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

Shoreham Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Shoreham Beach is at SHOREHAM 1.65 km (1.02 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 26 Jan
   High Tide at 02:19 (Height 6.44m)
   Low Tide at 08:29 (Height 0.72m)
   High Tide at 14:35 (Height 6.16m)
   Low Tide at 20:53 (Height 0.64m)
Fri 27 Jan
   High Tide at 03:03 (Height 6.21m)
   Low Tide at 09:17 (Height 0.93m)
   High Tide at 15:20 (Height 5.87m)
   Low Tide at 21:39 (Height 0.93m)
Sat 28 Jan
   High Tide at 03:48 (Height 5.90m)
   Low Tide at 10:05 (Height 1.22m)
   High Tide at 16:07 (Height 5.50m)
   Low Tide at 22:27 (Height 1.29m)
Sun 29 Jan
   High Tide at 04:35 (Height 5.52m)
   Low Tide at 10:58 (Height 1.55m)
   High Tide at 16:59 (Height 5.11m)
   Low Tide at 23:22 (Height 1.67m)
Mon 30 Jan
   High Tide at 05:29 (Height 5.14m)
   Low Tide at 12:04 (Height 1.84m)
   High Tide at 18:02 (Height 4.79m)
Tue 31 Jan
   Low Tide at 00:34 (Height 1.96m)
   High Tide at 06:35 (Height 4.88m)
   Low Tide at 13:20 (Height 1.96m)
   High Tide at 19:21 (Height 4.66m)
Wed 01 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:51 (Height 2.04m)
   High Tide at 07:55 (Height 4.85m)
   Low Tide at 14:28 (Height 1.86m)
   High Tide at 20:44 (Height 4.81m)

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