Roker Beach (Tyne and Wear)

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 no beaches around Sunderland, 13 beaches in Tyne and Wear, or check our list of Tyne and Wear Dog Friendly Beaches.

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.

Our weather forecast for Sunderland in Tyne and Wear

Today (Thursday, Jan 21)


Expect a temperature in the range 3.8℃ to 4.9℃ with a wind speed 7.7 m/sec (WSW)

Friday, Jan 22


Expect a temperature in the range 2.6℃ to 3.2℃ with a wind speed 9.4 m/sec (W)

Saturday, Jan 23


Expect a temperature in the range -0.9℃ to 0.2℃ with a wind speed 2.8 m/sec (WSW)

Sunday, Jan 24


Expect a temperature in the range -1.6℃ to -0.6℃ with a wind speed 2.9 m/sec (WSW)

Monday, Jan 25


Expect a temperature in the range -4.6℃ to -3.4℃ with a wind speed 2.4 m/sec (WSW)

Tuesday, Jan 26


Expect a temperature in the range -2.3℃ to -1.5℃ with a wind speed 4 m/sec (WNW)

Wednesday, Jan 27


Expect a temperature in the range 1℃ to 1.4℃ with a wind speed 4.5 m/sec (S)

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


Tides

Our tide forecast for Roker Beach in Tyne and Wear.

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