Continent
Europe
Country
England (UK)
Next Big City
London
Next Town
Southend-On-Sea
 
Type:
River
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
No information

Water

Type:
Flat
Hazards:
Bridge
Quality:
No information
Best Tide:
No information

The 2 km long pier into the Thames River causes very flat water. Can be ridden on both sides, depending on the wind direction.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
No information
Hazards:
No information
Beach Users:
No information

Sandy beach east of the pier.

Weather

Spring:
Normal, Thick
Summer:
Shorty, Normal
Fall:
Normal, Thick
Winter:
Thick

3mm wetsuit in the summer, 5mm in spring and autumn. Surfing is all year round for those who don't mind the cold. The sea is up at 16°C in summer and down to 8°C in winter. Season May to October.

Wind

Best Months:
No information
Wind Type:
No information
Best Direction:
E, ESE, SE, SW, WSW, W
Main Direction:
No information

For the best flat water conditions behind the pier you need W, SW, SE or E winds. The pier runs N to S.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
No information

Get to Southend-on-Sea. Drive south to the river and get to the beach east of the pier.

Extra information

Rules
No information

Nightlife

No information