Roker Beach

Roker beach is the closest beach to the north of Sunderland. A wide sandy beach with all the usual seaside attractions including marine activities centre, boating lake, gardens/park and model railway.

Facilities at the beach include parking, toilets, cafe/restaurants, and deck chair hire.

Roker Beach is a Blue Flag Beach & has a seaside award
Roker Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Roker Beach has dog restrictions.
Dogs restricted to areas of the beach.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 13 beaches in Tyne and Wear, or check our list of Tyne and Wear Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Roker Beach Water Quality

Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
  - Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
  - Good: generally good water quality
  - Sufficient: meets minimum standards
  - Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.

7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 4.2℃ to 9.1℃ with wind speed 6 m/sec (SW)
Sunday, Feb 05partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.3℃ to 3℃ with wind speed 7.4 m/sec (NW)
Monday, Feb 06fair_night
Expect a temp in the range -0.8℃ to 1.3℃ with wind speed 6.1 m/sec (SW)
Tuesday, Feb 07partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.8℃ to 2.8℃ with wind speed 5.8 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Feb 08cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 3.9℃ to 5.3℃ with wind speed 2 m/sec (WSW)
Thursday, Feb 09partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 3.3℃ to 7.7℃ with wind speed 6.8 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Feb 10cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 2.5℃ to 4℃ with wind speed 5.5 m/sec (W)

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

Roker Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Roker Beach is at SUNDERLAND 1.12 km (0.70 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.

Sat 04 Feb
   High Tide at 02:45 (Height 4.53m)
   Low Tide at 08:55 (Height 1.71m)
   High Tide at 14:59 (Height 4.77m)
   Low Tide at 21:20 (Height 1.27m)
Sun 05 Feb
   High Tide at 03:23 (Height 4.66m)
   Low Tide at 09:29 (Height 1.56m)
   High Tide at 15:32 (Height 4.90m)
   Low Tide at 21:55 (Height 1.12m)
Mon 06 Feb
   High Tide at 03:57 (Height 4.76m)
   Low Tide at 10:01 (Height 1.44m)
   High Tide at 16:03 (Height 4.98m)
   Low Tide at 22:28 (Height 1.02m)
Tue 07 Feb
   High Tide at 04:29 (Height 4.81m)
   Low Tide at 10:32 (Height 1.36m)
   High Tide at 16:32 (Height 5.02m)
   Low Tide at 23:00 (Height 0.96m)
Wed 08 Feb
   High Tide at 04:59 (Height 4.84m)
   Low Tide at 11:02 (Height 1.32m)
   High Tide at 17:02 (Height 5.03m)
   Low Tide at 23:30 (Height 0.95m)
Thu 09 Feb
   High Tide at 05:30 (Height 4.82m)
   Low Tide at 11:33 (Height 1.34m)
   High Tide at 17:33 (Height 5.00m)
Fri 10 Feb
   Low Tide at 00:01 (Height 1.00m)
   High Tide at 06:04 (Height 4.77m)
   Low Tide at 12:04 (Height 1.40m)
   High Tide at 18:06 (Height 4.94m)

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