Sandhaven Beach

Sandhaven beach is a large sandy beach in South Shields. The beach is located south of the pier and is backed by dunes and some grass areas.

Facilities include parking, restaurant/cafe, slipway, toilets, seasonal lifeguards and pier.

Sandhaven Beach is a Blue Flag Beach
Sandhaven Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Sandhaven Beach has dog restrictions.
Sandhaven beach, No dogs between 1st May and 30th September.

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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Sandhaven 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 3.3℃ to 5.1℃ with wind speed 6.7 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Jan 28cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 4.5℃ to 5.8℃ with wind speed 7.4 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Jan 29partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 3.4℃ to 3.7℃ with wind speed 6.5 m/sec (W)
Monday, Jan 30fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.7℃ to 5.9℃ with wind speed 13.2 m/sec (W)
Tuesday, Jan 31cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.4℃ to 8.6℃ with wind speed 6.8 m/sec (WSW)
Wednesday, Feb 01partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.2℃ to 5.9℃ with wind speed 12 m/sec (W)
Thursday, Feb 02cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 3℃ to 3.7℃ with wind speed 7.4 m/sec (WNW)

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

Sandhaven Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Sandhaven Beach is at RIVER TYNE (NORTH SHIELDS) 1.65 km (1.02 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.

Fri 27 Jan
   Low Tide at 01:27 (Height 0.71m)
   High Tide at 07:34 (Height 4.64m)
   Low Tide at 13:29 (Height 1.40m)
   High Tide at 19:35 (Height 4.94m)
Sat 28 Jan
   Low Tide at 02:14 (Height 1.05m)
   High Tide at 08:25 (Height 4.37m)
   Low Tide at 14:18 (Height 1.66m)
   High Tide at 20:30 (Height 4.64m)
Sun 29 Jan
   Low Tide at 03:06 (Height 1.42m)
   High Tide at 09:21 (Height 4.14m)
   Low Tide at 15:17 (Height 1.90m)
   High Tide at 21:33 (Height 4.34m)
Mon 30 Jan
   Low Tide at 04:07 (Height 1.74m)
   High Tide at 10:24 (Height 3.99m)
   Low Tide at 16:33 (Height 2.05m)
   High Tide at 22:46 (Height 4.11m)
Tue 31 Jan
   Low Tide at 05:20 (Height 1.95m)
   High Tide at 11:37 (Height 3.97m)
   Low Tide at 17:58 (Height 2.04m)
Wed 01 Feb
   High Tide at 00:07 (Height 4.04m)
   Low Tide at 06:36 (Height 1.99m)
   High Tide at 12:45 (Height 4.09m)
   Low Tide at 19:13 (Height 1.86m)
Thu 02 Feb
   High Tide at 01:17 (Height 4.13m)
   Low Tide at 07:37 (Height 1.90m)
   High Tide at 13:41 (Height 4.28m)
   Low Tide at 20:08 (Height 1.63m)

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