Roker beach, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
  • Profile

    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 through Sunday, with high temperatures bottoming out at 12°C on Sunday.

    Today's Forecast
     Rain starting in the afternoon.
     
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    15
       77%  48%   5 mph
      6:48 am    7:11 pm
    Friday, Sep 21st
     Rain in the morning and breezy until afternoon.
     
    8
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    14
       94%  85%   13 mph
      6:50 am    7:09 pm

    Saturday, Sep 22nd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    13
       0%  62%   11 mph
      6:52 am    7:06 pm
    Sunday, Sep 23rd
     Foggy until afternoon and breezy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
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    12
       74%  82%   14 mph
      6:54 am    7:04 pm

    Monday, Sep 24th
     Partly cloudy until afternoon.
     
    7
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    14
       10%  30%   16 mph
      6:56 am    7:01 pm
    Tuesday, Sep 25th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    7
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    16
       0%  26%   12 mph
      6:57 am    6:58 pm

    Wednesday, Sep 26th
     Mostly cloudy in the morning.
     
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    18
       0%  24%   17 mph
      6:59 am    6:56 pm
    Thursday, Sep 27th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    10
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    16
       17%  55%   16 mph
      7:01 am    6:53 pm

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