Seal Sands Beach

Seal Sands is an inter-tidal mudflat situated in the mouth of the River Tees halfway between Hartlepool and Redcar. Seal Sands forms one part of the Teesmouth National Nature Reserve a biological Site of Special Scientific Interest, the other being North Gare Sands.

This is an area of mud and sand and is a great place for spotting seals and bird watching.

An easy-access footpath connects the Cowpen Marsh car park with two wheelchair accessible hides overlooking Seal Sands.

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Seal Sands Beach.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 9 beaches at Hartlepool, 14 beaches in Durham, or check our list of Durham Dog Friendly Beaches.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 2.7℃ to 6.1℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (SSW)
Friday, Dec 02cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 3.8℃ to 4.6℃ with wind speed 2.2 m/sec (S)
Saturday, Dec 03partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.2℃ to 6.9℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (ENE)
Sunday, Dec 04partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 4.8℃ to 6.1℃ with wind speed 4.1 m/sec (E)
Monday, Dec 05lightrain
Expect a temp in the range 5.7℃ to 6.1℃ with wind speed 6.2 m/sec (ENE)
Tuesday, Dec 06cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5℃ to 5.6℃ with wind speed 4.7 m/sec (ENE)
Wednesday, Dec 07rain
Expect a temp in the range 4.8℃ to 5.6℃ with wind speed 4.1 m/sec (NE)

Hartlepool weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Seal Sands Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Seal Sands Beach is at RIVER TEES ENTRANCE 1.68 km (1.04 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Thu 01 Jan
   Low Tide at 01:14 (Height 0.00m)
Thu 01 Dec
   Low Tide at 03:14 (Height m)

Contains ADMIRALTY® tidal data: © Crown Copyright and database right.

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