Worthing Beach

Worthing beach is in West Sussex and is low-key compared to its East Sussex neighbour Brighton. Like all beaches on the West Sussex coast, it is a pebbly shingle beach but when the tide is out you will get lots of firm sand and many shallow pools. A great beach for family games, exploring and paddling.

The Lido on the beachfront no longer offers a swim but has funfair rides, cafes, beach shops and an ice cream kiosk. Spend your time walking along the beach or promenade people watching and exploring the grassy areas just behind the beach or the town shops. At the western end towards Goring, you have a children’s playground on the beach itself.

Facilities at Worthing beach include car parks, street parking, cafe, lido, Worthing pier, beach huts, shelters, playground, promenade and full facilities you would expect of a seaside town centre.

If you are interested in watersports then it probably best to head a little west to Goring Gap beach that is very popular with windsurfing and kitesurfing.

Worthing Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Worthing Beach has dog restrictions.
Worthing beach, no dogs allowed between Heene Road and Splash Point between 1st May and 30th September.

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

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Worthing Beach Photos

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worthing seafront
worthing pier and beach

Worthing 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 5.7℃ to 6.9℃ with wind speed 6.4 m/sec (NNE)
Wednesday, Dec 07clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 2.7℃ to 3.5℃ with wind speed 5.2 m/sec (N)
Thursday, Dec 08clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 0℃ to 0.6℃ with wind speed 4 m/sec (NNW)
Friday, Dec 09clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range -1.1℃ to -0.5℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (N)
Saturday, Dec 10clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 0.7℃ to 1.1℃ with wind speed 2.4 m/sec (NW)
Sunday, Dec 11partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range -0.2℃ to 3.1℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (NNE)
Monday, Dec 12cloudy
Expect a temp in the range -1.7℃ to -0.7℃ with wind speed 2.3 m/sec (NNW)

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

Worthing Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Worthing Beach is at Worthing 1.16 km (0.72 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Tue 06 Dec
   Low Tide at 03:28 (Height 1.17m)
   High Tide at 09:53 (Height 5.90m)
   Low Tide at 15:52 (Height 1.04m)
   High Tide at 22:18 (Height 5.76m)
Wed 07 Dec
   Low Tide at 04:11 (Height 1.12m)
   High Tide at 10:34 (Height 5.96m)
   Low Tide at 16:33 (Height 0.99m)
   High Tide at 22:59 (Height 5.84m)
Thu 08 Dec
   Low Tide at 04:49 (Height 1.11m)
   High Tide at 11:12 (Height 5.96m)
   Low Tide at 17:10 (Height 0.99m)
   High Tide at 23:37 (Height 5.87m)
Fri 09 Dec
   Low Tide at 05:26 (Height 1.14m)
   High Tide at 11:46 (Height 5.91m)
   Low Tide at 17:46 (Height 1.02m)
Sat 10 Dec
   High Tide at 00:12 (Height 5.85m)
   Low Tide at 06:02 (Height 1.19m)
   High Tide at 12:18 (Height 5.81m)
   Low Tide at 18:21 (Height 1.09m)
Sun 11 Dec
   High Tide at 00:44 (Height 5.77m)
   Low Tide at 06:36 (Height 1.28m)
   High Tide at 12:49 (Height 5.66m)
   Low Tide at 18:55 (Height 1.20m)
Mon 12 Dec
   High Tide at 01:18 (Height 5.64m)
   Low Tide at 07:12 (Height 1.41m)
   High Tide at 13:21 (Height 5.48m)
   Low Tide at 19:31 (Height 1.35m)

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