Shoebury East Beach
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Kitesurfing Map for Shoebury East Beach
About Shoebury East Beach
East Beach in Shoeburyness is located to the East of Southend-on-Sea and is unique in the Southend-on-Sea area as it's beach is south east facing.
It has a designated Kitesurfing / Windsurfing area.
Shoebury East is approximately quarter of a mile long gently sloping sandy/shingle beach backed by a large grassy area perfect for picnics. Can get very crowded on hot summer days and bank holidays.
Beware of tides, at low tide you may have more than 1 mile to walk out or back. Typically you are looking at about 60 minutes either side of high tide.
Launching & Landing
The long sandy beach backs on to small dunes and a large expance of grass, perfect for launching and landing.
- The Boom (Shoeburyness Defence Boom)
This World War II relic stretches out over 1km in to the Thames estuary and should be avoided at high tide.
- Blackgate Road
- Parking available outside the gate on Blackgate road all year round, limited availability Height restriction apply
- East Beach (north entrance)
- Open May - September from dawn till dusk Limited access for key holders only on off-peak times Height restriction apply
Life Guard & Coast Guard
- Coast Guard
Local HM coastguard station overlooks whole area.
- Life Guard
Shoebury East Beach has a manned life guard station through the summer months