"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Sheerness Beach

Sheerness bathing water is on the north coast of the Isle of Sheppey in Kent, near the mouths of the Thames and Medway estuaries. It is a gently sloping shingle beach, backed by a large sea defence wall, which forms the promenade.

Beach type: Sand/Shingle

Nearest town: Sheerness

Local authority: Medway Council

OS Grid Reference: TQ926749


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Sheerness Beach

  • Sheerness Swimming Pool (0m)
  • Bartons Point Coastal Park (1m)
  • Arnold Palmer Crazy Golf (6m)
  • Little Potters (6m)
  • Southend Marine Activities Centre (7m)
  • Bayford Meadows (7m)
  • Sealife Adventure (7m)
  • Merry Go Round (7m)
  • Kursaal (7m)
  • Dolphin Sailing Barge Museum (7m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Pier Entrance
Western Esplanade

Phone 01702 618747
Email vic@southend.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 27 April


Chance of rain 93%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1011
Humidity 91%
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Chance of rain 48%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1010
Humidity 86%
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Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1006
Humidity 75%
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Chance of rain 80%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1005
Humidity 75%
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Chance of rain 77%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1004
Humidity 87%
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Chance of rain 16%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1004
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
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Low Tide
05:38 BST
(04:38 GMT)
High Tide
11:41 BST
(10:41 GMT)
Low Tide
17:54 BST
(16:54 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 substantial sea defence wall, which forms the promenade, is a distinctive characteristic of this gently sloping sand and shingle beach at the mouth of the Thames and Medway estuaries. Gardens and a leisure complex separate the town centre from the beach

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