"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Jaywick Beach

Jaywick is a small coastal village with large caravan parks to the west. The quiet and sandy beach has recently been extended with additional sand. The fish tailed and other rock groynes have significantly enhanced the beach.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Clacton on Sea

Local authority: Essex County Council

OS Grid Reference: TM149127


Green Coast Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Jaywick Beach

  • Push Kiting (1m)
  • Clacton Zoo (2m)
  • Clacton Pavilion (2m)
  • Clacton Pier (2m)
  • Seaquarium at Clacton Pier (2m)
  • Robbie Rascal Party and Play Centre (4m)
  • REVIVAL (4m)
  • Space Kingdom (4m)
  • Brightlingsea Museum (5m)
  • Brightlingsea Open Air Pool (5m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Town Hall
Station Road
CO15 1SE

Phone 01255 686 633
Email clactontic@tendringdc.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 22 March


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1021
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1020
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 66%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 69%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
02:39 GMT
Low Tide
08:39 GMT
High Tide
15:03 GMT
Low Tide
21:02 GMT

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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Tell us what you think about Jaywick Beach

This is a private sandy beach that has recently been reconstructed with the addition of thousands of tons of sand. This has extended the beach and made access from Clacton easier. There is parking at the beach and public toilets at either end.

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