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.

Dog Friendly Beach?

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

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 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 5.1℃ to 5.4℃ with wind speed 8 m/sec (NNW)
Friday, Jan 27rain
Expect a temp in the range 4.8℃ to 5.4℃ with wind speed 6.4 m/sec (NNE)
Saturday, Jan 28cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 1.9℃ to 3.8℃ with wind speed 4.8 m/sec (SW)
Sunday, Jan 29partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.7℃ to 2.6℃ with wind speed 5.4 m/sec (WSW)
Monday, Jan 30fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.2℃ to 5.9℃ with wind speed 7.5 m/sec (W)
Tuesday, Jan 31cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5.2℃ to 7.5℃ with wind speed 5 m/sec (SW)
Wednesday, Feb 01cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 4.7℃ to 5.5℃ with wind speed 4.3 m/sec (WSW)

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 26 Jan
   Low Tide at 00:52 (Height 0.43m)
   High Tide at 07:00 (Height 5.24m)
   Low Tide at 13:02 (Height 1.20m)
   High Tide at 19:01 (Height 5.51m)
Fri 27 Jan
   Low Tide at 01:37 (Height 0.70m)
   High Tide at 07:48 (Height 4.97m)
   Low Tide at 13:46 (Height 1.45m)
   High Tide at 19:49 (Height 5.24m)
Sat 28 Jan
   Low Tide at 02:23 (Height 1.08m)
   High Tide at 08:38 (Height 4.68m)
   Low Tide at 14:34 (Height 1.74m)
   High Tide at 20:41 (Height 4.91m)
Sun 29 Jan
   Low Tide at 03:15 (Height 1.50m)
   High Tide at 09:32 (Height 4.40m)
   Low Tide at 15:32 (Height 2.00m)
   High Tide at 21:42 (Height 4.57m)
Mon 30 Jan
   Low Tide at 04:17 (Height 1.87m)
   High Tide at 10:34 (Height 4.21m)
   Low Tide at 16:44 (Height 2.17m)
   High Tide at 22:52 (Height 4.32m)
Tue 31 Jan
   Low Tide at 05:34 (Height 2.09m)
   High Tide at 11:45 (Height 4.17m)
   Low Tide at 18:07 (Height 2.15m)
Wed 01 Feb
   High Tide at 00:11 (Height 4.24m)
   Low Tide at 06:50 (Height 2.12m)
   High Tide at 12:56 (Height 4.28m)
   Low Tide at 19:19 (Height 1.97m)

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