Roker beach, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
  • About Us

    Roker Beach Information

    Roker beach is also known as Whitburn South beach and is the closest northern beach to Sunderland. A wide sandy beach with all the usual seaside attractions including marine activities centre, boating lake, gardens/park and model railway.

    Facilities include parking, toilets, cafe/restaurants, deck chair hire.

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

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

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 4 beaches around Sunderland, 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 today and tomorrow, with high temperatures rising to 19°C on Thursday.

    Today's Forecast
     Overcast throughout the day and breezy starting in the evening.
       63%  96%   13 mph
      4:43 am    9:23 pm
    Saturday, May 26th
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
       56%  81%   12 mph
      4:42 am    9:25 pm

    Sunday, May 27th
     Clear throughout the day.
       7%  1%   9 mph
      4:41 am    9:26 pm
    Monday, May 28th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       6%  44%   8 mph
      4:40 am    9:28 pm

    Tuesday, May 29th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       19%  87%   10 mph
      4:39 am    9:29 pm
    Wednesday, May 30th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       30%  82%   8 mph
      4:37 am    9:31 pm

    Thursday, May 31st
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       20%  71%   7 mph
      4:36 am    9:32 pm
    Friday, Jun 1st
     Mostly cloudy until afternoon.
       4%  62%   4 mph
      4:35 am    9:33 pm

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