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.
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 at South Shields, 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 4.9℃ to 6.6℃ with wind speed 5.5 m/sec (NE)
Tuesday, Dec 06lightrain
Expect a temp in the range 4.9℃ to 6℃ with wind speed 4.7 m/sec (NW)
Wednesday, Dec 07partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.8℃ to 3.6℃ with wind speed 7.3 m/sec (NW)
Thursday, Dec 08fair_night
Expect a temp in the range -0.8℃ to 0.4℃ with wind speed 5.7 m/sec (WNW)
Friday, Dec 09clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range -2.1℃ to -1.7℃ with wind speed 4.8 m/sec (W)
Saturday, Dec 10clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range -2.1℃ to -1.9℃ with wind speed 4.5 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Dec 11lightsnowshowers_night
Expect a temp in the range -2℃ to -0.3℃ with wind speed 4.7 m/sec (W)

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.

Mon 05 Dec
   High Tide at 00:59 (Height 4.72m)
   Low Tide at 07:34 (Height 1.19m)
   High Tide at 13:38 (Height 4.68m)
   Low Tide at 19:50 (Height 1.48m)
Tue 06 Dec
   High Tide at 01:46 (Height 4.80m)
   Low Tide at 08:15 (Height 1.18m)
   High Tide at 14:18 (Height 4.78m)
   Low Tide at 20:32 (Height 1.33m)
Wed 07 Dec
   High Tide at 02:28 (Height 4.85m)
   Low Tide at 08:52 (Height 1.19m)
   High Tide at 14:54 (Height 4.87m)
   Low Tide at 21:11 (Height 1.21m)
Thu 08 Dec
   High Tide at 03:08 (Height 4.87m)
   Low Tide at 09:26 (Height 1.24m)
   High Tide at 15:28 (Height 4.91m)
   Low Tide at 21:49 (Height 1.15m)
Fri 09 Dec
   High Tide at 03:47 (Height 4.84m)
   Low Tide at 09:59 (Height 1.31m)
   High Tide at 16:02 (Height 4.91m)
   Low Tide at 22:25 (Height 1.15m)
Sat 10 Dec
   High Tide at 04:25 (Height 4.77m)
   Low Tide at 10:32 (Height 1.41m)
   High Tide at 16:35 (Height 4.87m)
   Low Tide at 23:01 (Height 1.20m)
Sun 11 Dec
   High Tide at 05:03 (Height 4.67m)
   Low Tide at 11:03 (Height 1.53m)
   High Tide at 17:09 (Height 4.79m)
   Low Tide at 23:36 (Height 1.28m)

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