Sandhaven beach, South Shields, Tyne and Wear
  • Profile

    Sandhaven Beach Information

    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 and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

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

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 2 beaches around South Shields, 13 beaches in Tyne and Wear, or check our list of Tyne and Wear Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality


    Beach Bathing 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.
  • Tides
  • Weather


    7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain throughout the week, with high temperatures rising to 10°C on Tuesday.

    Today's Forecast
     Windy throughout the day and rain starting in the evening.
     
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       75%  86%   23 mph
      8:25 am    3:38 pm
    Sunday, Dec 16th
     Foggy in the morning.
     
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       91%  80%   8 mph
      8:26 am    3:38 pm

    Monday, Dec 17th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
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       44%  55%   10 mph
      8:27 am    3:38 pm
    Tuesday, Dec 18th
     Windy until evening and light rain starting in the evening.
     
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       81%  99%   25 mph
      8:28 am    3:38 pm

    Wednesday, Dec 19th
     Foggy in the morning.
     
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       91%  61%   14 mph
      8:28 am    3:39 pm
    Thursday, Dec 20th
     Mostly cloudy until afternoon.
     
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       42%  55%   12 mph
      8:29 am    3:39 pm

    Friday, Dec 21st
     Light rain until afternoon, starting again overnight.
     
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    9
       79%  85%   14 mph
      8:30 am    3:39 pm
    Saturday, Dec 22nd
     Foggy in the morning.
     
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       70%  59%   12 mph
      8:30 am    3:40 pm

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