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West Mersea Beach

Essex, England

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West Mersea is a small Island connected to the mainland by a causeway, it is situated between the estuaries of the Colne and Blackwater rivers.

The beach has sand and pebbles and is backed by grassland and beach huts. At low water there is a large expanse of mud. There are views over the Blackwater estuary.

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Weather and tides for Monday 20 May

Chance of rain 45%
Min temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 9mph
Tomorrow (Tuesday)
Chance of rain 75%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 7mph
Max UV Index

The tide at West Mersea Beach is currently high. Low tide will be at approximately 5:52 AM tomorrow, and the next high tide will be at approximately 11:48 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   15.2°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near West Mersea Beach

Things to do and see in the area

Lady Grace Boat Trips (0.7 miles)
Mersea Island Watersports (0.9 miles)
St Peter's Chapel (2.7 miles)
Cudmore Grove Country Park (3.4 miles)
Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre (4.7 miles)
Brightlingsea Lido (4.8 miles)

Places to eat near West Mersea Beach

West Mersea Oyster Bar (230 yards)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: West Mersea

Location type: Town

OS Grid: TM015123

County: Essex

Country: England

Local Authority: Colchester

Parish: West Mersea

Nearest postcode: CO5 8DB

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Visitor information for West Mersea Beach, Essex, England. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

British Beaches is a Good Stuff website. Mon, 20 May 2024 23:15:48 +0100