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

    No precipitation throughout the week, with high temperatures falling to 9°C on Tuesday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy in the morning.
       80%  84%   17 mph
      7:36 am    4:05 pm
    Thursday, Nov 15th
     Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
       0%  21%   16 mph
      7:38 am    4:04 pm

    Friday, Nov 16th
     Partly cloudy until afternoon.
       0%  22%   8 mph
      7:40 am    4:02 pm
    Saturday, Nov 17th
     Mostly cloudy until afternoon.
       7%  33%   10 mph
      7:42 am    4:01 pm

    Sunday, Nov 18th
     Clear throughout the day.
       0%  0%   11 mph
      7:44 am    3:59 pm
    Monday, Nov 19th
     Overcast throughout the day.
       19%  68%   13 mph
      7:46 am    3:58 pm

    Tuesday, Nov 20th
     Overcast throughout the day.
       19%  100%   13 mph
      7:48 am    3:56 pm
    Wednesday, Nov 21st
     Overcast throughout the day.
       20%  99%   13 mph
      7:50 am    3:55 pm

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