Chalkwell ‘The Ray’

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SE 135°

Corringham, Essex Weather Station - 9.1 miles away | Updated 3 minutes ago

High Tide is in about 2 hours time
Today's Tide
TimeHeightHigh/Low
04:015.18High Tide
10:030.77Low Tide
16:215.07High Tide
22:180.75Low Tide
Tommorow's Tide
TimeHeightHigh/Low
04:375.01High Tide
10:250.93Low Tide
16:564.91High Tide
22:480.89Low 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
Sat 17 Apr 10:00
9 / 16
8°c 6°c 3 Very good 0% Sunny day
Sat 17 Apr 13:00
11 / 13
10°c 8°c 5 Very good 0% Sunny day
Sat 17 Apr 16:00
9 / 13
10°c 7°c 3 Excellent 0% Sunny day
Sat 17 Apr 19:00
7 / 11
8°c 6°c 1 Very good 3% Cloudy
Sat 17 Apr 22:00
4 / 11
6°c 5°c 0 Very good 3% Cloudy
Sun 18 Apr 01:00
4 / 9
5°c 3°c 0 Very good 0% Partly cloudy (night)
Sun 18 Apr 04:00
4 / 11
4°c 1°c 0 Very good 0% Partly cloudy (night)
Sun 18 Apr 07:00
7 / 11
3°c 1°c 1 Very good 0% Sunny day
Sun 18 Apr 10:00
7 / 11
8°c 6°c 3 Very good 0% Sunny day
Sun 18 Apr 13:00
7 / 9
10°c 9°c 5 Very good 1% Partly cloudy (day)
Sun 18 Apr 16:00
7 / 9
11°c 10°c 2 Very good 4% Cloudy
Sun 18 Apr 19:00
9 / 11
9°c 7°c 1 Very good 1% Sunny day
Sun 18 Apr 22:00
4 / 7
7°c 6°c 0 Very good 1% Partly cloudy (night)
Mon 19 Apr 01:00
4 / 4
6°c 5°c 0 Good 0% Partly cloudy (night)
Mon 19 Apr 04:00
4 / 7
5°c 3°c 0 Moderate 2% Clear night
Mon 19 Apr 07:00
4 / 9
4°c 3°c 1 Very poor 13% Fog
Mon 19 Apr 10:00
4 / 9
9°c 8°c 3 Very good 1% Sunny day
Mon 19 Apr 13:00
7 / 11
11°c 9°c 5 Very good 3% Sunny day
Mon 19 Apr 16:00
7 / 13
11°c 10°c 3 Very good 4% Sunny day
Mon 19 Apr 19:00
7 / 11
9°c 8°c 1 Very good 1% Sunny day
Mon 19 Apr 22:00
4 / 7
7°c 6°c 0 Good 2% Clear night
Tue 20 Apr 01:00
4 / 7
6°c 5°c 0 Moderate 3% Partly cloudy (night)
Tue 20 Apr 04:00
2 / 7
5°c 4°c 0 Very poor 14% Fog
Tue 20 Apr 07:00
2 / 7
5°c 4°c 1 Very poor 15% Fog
Tue 20 Apr 10:00
2 / 7
8°c 8°c 3 Moderate 5% Cloudy
Tue 20 Apr 13:00
4 / 11
12°c 11°c 5 Very good 4% Partly cloudy (day)
Tue 20 Apr 16:00
7 / 11
12°c 11°c 3 Very good 3% Partly cloudy (day)
Tue 20 Apr 19:00
4 / 9
10°c 9°c 1 Very good 1% Partly cloudy (day)
Tue 20 Apr 22:00
4 / 9
8°c 6°c 0 Good 2% Partly cloudy (night)
Wed 21 Apr 01:00
4 / 7
7°c 6°c 0 Good 3% Partly cloudy (night)
Wed 21 Apr 04:00
4 / 9
6°c 5°c 0 Moderate 6% Cloudy
Wed 21 Apr 07:00
7 / 11
6°c 4°c 1 Very poor 14% Fog
Wed 21 Apr 10:00
9 / 16
10°c 7°c 3 Very good 6% Cloudy
Wed 21 Apr 13:00
11 / 20
11°c 9°c 5 Very good 5% Partly cloudy (day)
Wed 21 Apr 16:00
13 / 22
11°c 8°c 3 Very good 5% Partly cloudy (day)
Wed 21 Apr 19:00
11 / 20
9°c 6°c 1 Very good 3% Sunny day
Wed 21 Apr 22:00
11 / 18
7°c 4°c 0 Very good 2% Clear night

Kitesurfing Map for Chalkwell ‘The Ray’

Chalkwell ‘The Ray’ kite Surfing Photos

  • More great sunsets
  • New levels of flat water
  • 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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