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


    Rain today, with high temperatures bottoming out at 19°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Partly cloudy until evening.
     
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    20
       80%  52%   7 mph
      4:51 am    9:34 pm
    Wednesday, Jul 18th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
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       5%  49%   4 mph
      4:52 am    9:32 pm

    Thursday, Jul 19th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       5%  60%   3 mph
      4:54 am    9:31 pm
    Friday, Jul 20th
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
     
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       22%  76%   4 mph
      4:55 am    9:29 pm

    Saturday, Jul 21st
     Mostly cloudy until afternoon.
     
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       9%  40%   2 mph
      4:57 am    9:28 pm
    Sunday, Jul 22nd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       5%  70%   8 mph
      4:59 am    9:27 pm

    Monday, Jul 23rd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    23
       32%  50%   7 mph
      5:00 am    9:25 pm
    Tuesday, Jul 24th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       47%  75%   5 mph
      5:02 am    9:23 pm

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