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Southend Beaches and Beach Safety Information

Beach Safety Information

  • Always keep an eye on the tide’s direction whilst on the beach. 
  • Be aware that you can get cut off on the estuary quickly.
  • Don’t walk too far out. Look out for slippery rocks, offshore winds and other water users.
  • Wear footwear to avoid treading on sharp objects.
  • If you get into trouble and need help, call 999 and ask for the Coastguard. 
  • There are 18 yellow, emergency-only telephones along the seafront. There is a First Aid Post at Leigh Bell Wharf.

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 Last updated: 23 Aug 2022

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