Chalkwell ‘The Ray’

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SE 135°

Corringham, Essex Weather Station - 9.1 miles away | Updated 4 minutes ago

High Tide was 3 hours ago
Today's Tide
TimeHeightHigh/Low
01:365.32High Tide
08:090.4Low Tide
14:075.33High Tide
20:090.72Low Tide
Tommorow's Tide
TimeHeightHigh/Low
02:095.34High Tide
08:440.43Low Tide
14:425.24High Tide
20:430.76Low Tide

Southend - Chalkwell Beach (Beach) Wind Forecast

Southend - Chalkwell Beach (Beach) 5 Day Weather Forecast

Time Direction Wind / Gust (mph) Temperature Feels Like UV Index Visibility Chance Of Rain Weather
Mon 27 Jan 00:00
9 / 22
8°c 6°c 0 Good 10% Partly cloudy (night)
Mon 27 Jan 03:00
7 / 20
8°c 6°c 0 Good 5% Cloudy
Mon 27 Jan 06:00
11 / 25
8°c 5°c 0 Good 76% Light rain shower (night)
Mon 27 Jan 09:00
13 / 25
8°c 4°c 1 Very good 77% Light rain shower (day)
Mon 27 Jan 12:00
11 / 20
9°c 6°c 1 Very good 6% Sunny day
Mon 27 Jan 15:00
11 / 18
8°c 6°c 1 Good 13% Cloudy
Mon 27 Jan 18:00
9 / 16
7°c 5°c 0 Good 16% Cloudy
Mon 27 Jan 21:00
9 / 16
7°c 4°c 0 Very good 47% Cloudy
Tue 28 Jan 00:00
11 / 20
7°c 3°c 0 Very good 60% Light rain
Tue 28 Jan 03:00
16 / 25
6°c 2°c 0 Very good 78% Light rain
Tue 28 Jan 06:00
18 / 29
5°c 0°c 0 Very good 11% Cloudy
Tue 28 Jan 09:00
20 / 31
4°c -1°c 1 Very good 5% Sunny day
Tue 28 Jan 12:00
20 / 34
5°c 0°c 1 Very good 4% Sunny day
Tue 28 Jan 15:00
18 / 29
6°c 2°c 1 Very good 3% Partly cloudy (day)
Tue 28 Jan 18:00
16 / 25
5°c 1°c 0 Very good 4% Clear night
Tue 28 Jan 21:00
16 / 27
4°c -1°c 0 Very good 2% Clear night
Wed 29 Jan 00:00
16 / 27
4°c -1°c 0 Very good 1% Clear night
Wed 29 Jan 03:00
16 / 27
4°c -1°c 0 Very good 1% Clear night
Wed 29 Jan 06:00
16 / 27
4°c -1°c 0 Very good 1% Clear night
Wed 29 Jan 09:00
16 / 25
4°c 0°c 1 Very good 1% Sunny day
Wed 29 Jan 12:00
16 / 27
7°c 3°c 1 Very good 3% Sunny day
Wed 29 Jan 15:00
13 / 22
8°c 5°c 1 Very good 8% Cloudy
Wed 29 Jan 18:00
13 / 20
7°c 4°c 0 Very good 8% Cloudy
Wed 29 Jan 21:00
13 / 22
7°c 3°c 0 Very good 7% Cloudy
Thu 30 Jan 00:00
13 / 20
7°c 3°c 0 Very good 5% Cloudy
Thu 30 Jan 03:00
13 / 20
7°c 4°c 0 Very good 9% Cloudy
Thu 30 Jan 06:00
13 / 22
8°c 4°c 0 Good 16% Cloudy
Thu 30 Jan 09:00
16 / 27
8°c 5°c 1 Moderate 56% Light rain
Thu 30 Jan 12:00
18 / 31
10°c 6°c 1 Good 35% Light rain shower (day)
Thu 30 Jan 15:00
20 / 34
10°c 7°c 1 Very good 10% Cloudy
Thu 30 Jan 18:00
18 / 29
9°c 6°c 0 Very good 8% Cloudy
Thu 30 Jan 21:00
16 / 27
9°c 6°c 0 Very good 8% Cloudy
Fri 31 Jan 00:00
16 / 25
9°c 5°c 0 Very good 10% Overcast
Fri 31 Jan 03:00
13 / 22
8°c 4°c 0 Very good 8% Cloudy
Fri 31 Jan 06:00
13 / 22
8°c 4°c 0 Good 10% Cloudy
Fri 31 Jan 09:00
16 / 25
9°c 5°c 1 Good 14% Overcast
Fri 31 Jan 12:00
18 / 29
10°c 7°c 1 Good 14% Overcast
Fri 31 Jan 15:00
18 / 31
11°c 7°c 1 Good 16% Overcast
Fri 31 Jan 18:00
18 / 29
11°c 7°c 0 Good 15% Cloudy
Fri 31 Jan 21:00
18 / 29
10°c 7°c 0 Good 18% Overcast

Kitesurfing Map for Chalkwell ‘The Ray’

Chalkwell ‘The Ray’ kite Surfing Photos

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  • Evening Session
  • Evening Session
  • Windy out There!!!
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About Chalkwell ‘The Ray’

Chalkwell (The Ray) is located to the West of Southend-on-Sea and its beach is South - SouthWest facing

  • Designated beach (council approved)

To Find: M25 - A13 / A127 to Southend, head for Westcliff or Chalkwell sea front (From Pier - head towards London).

A popular site with windsurfers, mainly when it is blowing a gale. The Ray is a stretch of water that is left when the tide goes out. A 10-minute walk from the beach. Check a tide timetable and try and get there 3-4 hours after high water, this will give you approximately 4 hours in the Ray. At high water there is no place to launch and if you get into trouble there is no soft landing !

  • Freestyle
  • Race
  • Speed

Launching & Landing

  • When the tide drops go out to the exposed channel called 'The Ray' and launch on the sand bank
  • Never sail at high tide
  • Keep the area clear for other users - especially during school holidays

Local Dangers

Fishing vessels

Beware of fishing vessels and other craft that use ‘The Ray’

Oyster Shells

Can rip through wetsuits and kites!

Fast flowing channels

The currents are very strong at low tide.

Local Parking

Chalkwell Esplanade
Pay and display available on road. Free in winter months

Life Guard & Coast Guard

Life Guard

There is a manned lifeguard station through the summer.

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