Chalkwell ‘The Ray’

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NE 53°

Isle Of Sheppey Weather Station - 8.12 miles away | Updated 13 seconds ago

Low Tide was about 2 hours ago
Today's Tide
TimeHeightHigh/Low
00:485.64High Tide
07:190.07Low Tide
13:195.88High Tide
19:300.3Low Tide
Tommorow's Tide
TimeHeightHigh/Low
01:335.78High Tide
08:020.09Low Tide
14:025.88High Tide
20:140.22Low 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
Fri 19 Apr 16:00
11 / 18
20°c 17°c 3 Very good 4% Cloudy
Fri 19 Apr 19:00
9 / 20
15°c 13°c 1 Good 0% Sunny day
Fri 19 Apr 22:00
7 / 18
13°c 12°c 0 Good 0% Clear night
Sat 20 Apr 01:00
9 / 20
11°c 10°c 0 Good 0% Clear night
Sat 20 Apr 04:00
7 / 18
10°c 8°c 0 Good 0% Clear night
Sat 20 Apr 07:00
9 / 18
9°c 7°c 1 Good 0% Sunny day
Sat 20 Apr 10:00
7 / 11
15°c 14°c 3 Good 0% Sunny day
Sat 20 Apr 13:00
9 / 16
18°c 16°c 5 Good 0% Sunny day
Sat 20 Apr 16:00
9 / 16
18°c 16°c 2 Good 0% Sunny day
Sat 20 Apr 19:00
7 / 16
15°c 13°c 1 Good 0% Sunny day
Sat 20 Apr 22:00
7 / 13
11°c 10°c 0 Good 0% Clear night
Sun 21 Apr 01:00
4 / 11
10°c 9°c 0 Good 0% Clear night
Sun 21 Apr 04:00
7 / 11
9°c 7°c 0 Good 0% Clear night
Sun 21 Apr 07:00
4 / 9
9°c 8°c 1 Good 0% Sunny day
Sun 21 Apr 10:00
4 / 9
15°c 14°c 3 Good 0% Sunny day
Sun 21 Apr 13:00
7 / 16
17°c 16°c 5 Very good 0% Sunny day
Sun 21 Apr 16:00
9 / 13
17°c 15°c 2 Very good 0% Sunny day
Sun 21 Apr 19:00
7 / 11
13°c 12°c 1 Good 0% Sunny day
Sun 21 Apr 22:00
7 / 9
10°c 9°c 0 Good 0% Clear night
Mon 22 Apr 01:00
7 / 9
9°c 8°c 0 Good 0% Clear night
Mon 22 Apr 04:00
7 / 9
9°c 7°c 0 Good 0% Clear night
Mon 22 Apr 07:00
7 / 9
10°c 9°c 1 Good 0% Sunny day
Mon 22 Apr 10:00
9 / 13
14°c 12°c 3 Very good 1% Partly cloudy (day)
Mon 22 Apr 13:00
11 / 20
16°c 14°c 5 Very good 0% Partly cloudy (day)
Mon 22 Apr 16:00
11 / 20
15°c 13°c 2 Very good 0% Sunny day
Mon 22 Apr 19:00
9 / 13
14°c 12°c 1 Very good 1% Partly cloudy (day)
Mon 22 Apr 22:00
7 / 11
12°c 10°c 0 Very good 1% Partly cloudy (night)
Tue 23 Apr 01:00
7 / 9
11°c 10°c 0 Very good 4% Cloudy
Tue 23 Apr 04:00
7 / 11
11°c 9°c 0 Very good 1% Partly cloudy (night)
Tue 23 Apr 07:00
9 / 13
11°c 9°c 1 Very good 1% Partly cloudy (day)
Tue 23 Apr 10:00
11 / 18
14°c 12°c 3 Very good 1% Partly cloudy (day)
Tue 23 Apr 13:00
11 / 22
15°c 13°c 4 Very good 1% Partly cloudy (day)
Tue 23 Apr 16:00
11 / 22
15°c 13°c 2 Very good 4% Cloudy
Tue 23 Apr 19:00
9 / 16
13°c 12°c 1 Very good 1% Partly cloudy (day)
Tue 23 Apr 22:00
7 / 11
12°c 10°c 0 Very good 4% Cloudy

Kitesurfing Map for Chalkwell ‘The Ray’

Chalkwell ‘The Ray’ kite Surfing Photos

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  • The Ray at Dusk
  • Evening Session
  • Evening Session
  • Windy out There!!!
  • Terry Killing It

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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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