"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Newhaven Beach

Newhaven bathing water is inside the western breakwater where the sandy beach shelves gently into the harbour, where the River Ouse meets the sea. Public access to the beach has been prohibited since 2008 by the owners of the harbour.

Beach type: Shingle

Nearest town: Newhaven

Local authority: East Sussex County Council

OS Grid Reference: TV450997

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Things to see and do near Newhaven Beach

  • Newhaven Fort (0m)
  • Paradise Park (1m)
  • Seaford Museum (2m)
  • Dinos (3m)
  • Saltdean Lido (5m)
  • Firle Place (5m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
37 Church Street
East Sussex
BN25 1HG

Phone 01323 897 426
Email seaford.tic@lewes.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Tuesday 20 March


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1024
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1026
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1027
Humidity 52%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1028
Humidity 49%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1030
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1032
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
00:35 GMT
Low Tide
06:59 GMT
High Tide
12:50 GMT
Low Tide
19:18 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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A quiet and very long beach with great views.

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