Paddleboarding Weather

SUP is all about picking the right time to go out, We all know that Paddle Boarding in choppy/Windy conditions is never fun! So before you head out for a Paddle, make sure you know what the Weather and tides are doing.   

Below are some handy links to check the local Weather and Tides in and around Essex, including charts and webcams to Shoebury East Beach, Chalkwell Beach and Thorpe Bay. 

Current Weather:

XCWeather – interactive UK map

Southend Pier RNLI – live weather station

Thorpe Bay Yacht Club – live weather station

Canvey Island Yacht Club – live weather station

Marconi Sailing Club – live weather station


Wind Forecasts:

Windfinder – Chalkwell Beach

Big Salty – Southend on Sea
Windguru – Southend

Magic Seaweed – Southend on Sea

Windfinder – Westcliff-on-Sea

Met Office – Inshore Waters (Gibraltar Point to North Foreland)



Port of London Authority – live tides

Port of London Authority – tide tables

UK Hydrographic Office – Southend 7-day Admiralty EasyTide predictions


River Levels:

River Chelmer at Springfield, Chelmsford – courtesy of the Environment Agency



Here’s the latest image of conditions at Thorpe Bay Yacht Club, courtesy of

Here’s Shoebury East Beach, courtesy of







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