Brightlingsea on the River Colne is rich in seafaring history and is one of the Cinque Ports. The town is a haven for yachting and hosts international sailing events annually. Sailing barges offer pleasure trips to visitors. Its sandy beach runs along Western Promenade next to Batemans Tower, a historic local landmark. A parade of beach huts line an attractive and enjoyable waterside walk where you can join the nature trail along the site of an old railway line to Alresford Creek. A range of sports and leisure activities are available along the promenade.
Beach type: Sand
Nearest town: Brightlingsea
Local authority: Essex County Council
OS Grid Reference: TM077161
Tourist Information Centre
Phone 01255 686 633
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Forecast for Thursday 18 January
|Chance of rain||2%|
|Wind 11mph, gusting to 16mph.||
|Chance of rain||1%|
|Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.||
|Chance of rain||4%|
|Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.||
|Chance of rain||29%|
|Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.||
|Chance of rain||14%|
|Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.||
|Chance of rain||0%|
|Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.||
Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.
In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.
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