East Beach

41.308783, -71.853251
Bluff Avenue/Niantic Avenue
Westerly, Rhode Island 02891
Washington County

East Beach is located off Bluff and Niantic Avenues in Westerly, Rhode Island. In the Watch Hill area of Westerly, this pleasant beach is perfect for relaxation and is never over-crowded. The beach has soft sand without debris, gradual entry into the water, and large waves. The beach does have a strong rip current. If planning a day at East Beach, arrive early as the parking fills up fast.

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Hours Of Operation

Sunrise to sunset

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Available on nearby Larkin Street; rates vary by season, $15-$25. Resident permit parking is also available on Larkin Road although it’s limited to 3 hours.

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Life Guard

No lifeguards on duty

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Not allowed

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A carry in/carry out beach with additional food vendors available within 5 minutes driving.

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Hotels/motels and rentals are within minutes of walking.

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Not allowed May 2-Labor Day, 8am-6pm. Dogs are allowed anytime on leash after Labor Day-May 1.

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Picnic Area


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Public Transportation


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Restrooms / Showers

Restrooms are available on-site near the Ocean House.

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Surfing/Kayaking/Paddle Boarding

Allowed; use caution as there are strong rip currents.

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Tide Information

East Beach Tide Information

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Walking Trails


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Water Temperature

Click on “view more buoy data” to view water temperature.

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