South Lancing beach, Worthing, West Sussex
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    South Lancing Beach Information

    South Lancing Beach is located next to Lancing Beach Green a large public grass area with direct access to the beach. The beach has the usual West Sussex wooden groynes and is pebbles with compact sand at mid to low tide.

    Lancing is part of a long stretch of West Sussex coast that runs eastwards from Worthing’s Pier and Splash Point, through Lancing and down to Shoreham harbour. The beach has a path that runs behind it giving plenty of access options away from the main car park areas.

    If you take that little effort and move away from the busier areas you will also see working parts of the beach with small fishing boats pulled up

    The beach has a swimming zone that keeps water sports users away from bathers and as the beach is popular with kitesurfers there are two zoned areas, the first is a free rider zone and the second is a kitesurfing teacher zone.

    The surf is best in the winter months with a good beach break.

    Facilities at the beach include parking (fees March to September inclusive), toilets, food, beach huts, children’s play area.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for South Lancing Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 6 beaches around Worthing, 27 beaches in West Sussex, or check our list of West Sussex Dog Friendly Beaches.

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  • Water Quality


    Beach Bathing 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.
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  • Weather


    7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain tomorrow and next Sunday, with high temperatures falling to 12°C on Saturday.

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    Tuesday, Oct 23rd
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    Saturday, Oct 27th
     Windy and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    Sunday, Oct 28th
     Windy until evening and foggy until afternoon.
     
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