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 tomorrow, with high temperatures falling to 3°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Partly cloudy until afternoon and windy in the evening.
     
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       23%  30%   16 mph
      8:20 am    4:11 pm
    Thursday, Jan 17th
     Windy in the morning and partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       35%  52%   20 mph
      8:19 am    4:13 pm

    Friday, Jan 18th
     Foggy starting in the evening.
     
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       26%  94%   11 mph
      8:18 am    4:15 pm
    Saturday, Jan 19th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       48%  94%   14 mph
      8:17 am    4:16 pm

    Sunday, Jan 20th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       16%  78%   4 mph
      8:16 am    4:18 pm
    Monday, Jan 21st
     Foggy starting in the evening and windy overnight.
     
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       40%  56%   9 mph
      8:14 am    4:20 pm

    Tuesday, Jan 22nd
     Foggy in the morning.
     
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       73%  90%   8 mph
      8:13 am    4:22 pm
    Wednesday, Jan 23rd
     Foggy in the morning.
     
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       70%  100%   12 mph
      8:12 am    4:24 pm

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