Long Sands Beach

Long Sands beach in Tynemouth is a stretch of golden sand suitable for bathing, surfing, kayaking or why not just sit back and relax. As the tide goes out a number of rock pools provide excellent family fun.

Facilities include Parking, toilets, cafe, restaurant and shops.

Long Sands Beach is a Blue Flag Beach & has a seaside award
Long Sands Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.
Long Sands Beach has dog restrictions.
Long Sands does not allow dogs between 1st May to 30th September.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 3 beaches at Tynemouth, 13 beaches in Tyne and Wear, or check our list of Tyne and Wear Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Long Sands Beach 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.

7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 5.6℃ to 7.3℃ with wind speed 2.9 m/sec (SSW)
Tuesday, Nov 29clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 2.7℃ to 2.8℃ with wind speed 2.2 m/sec (WNW)
Wednesday, Nov 30cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 3.7℃ to 4℃ with wind speed 3.5 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Dec 01cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6.7℃ to 7.6℃ with wind speed 2.4 m/sec (SSW)
Friday, Dec 02rainshowers_night
Expect a temp in the range 6.3℃ to 7.1℃ with wind speed 5.4 m/sec (ESE)
Saturday, Dec 03lightrain
Expect a temp in the range 6.5℃ to 7.5℃ with wind speed 9.5 m/sec (ENE)
Sunday, Dec 04rain
Expect a temp in the range 5.7℃ to 6.4℃ with wind speed 7.6 m/sec (ENE)

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

Long Sands Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Long Sands Beach is at RIVER TYNE (NORTH SHIELDS) 3.12 km (1.94 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Mon 28 Nov
   Low Tide at 00:05 (Height 0.93m)
   High Tide at 06:15 (Height 4.90m)
   Low Tide at 12:26 (Height 1.47m)
   High Tide at 18:24 (Height 4.87m)
Tue 29 Nov
   Low Tide at 01:03 (Height 1.08m)
   High Tide at 07:18 (Height 4.66m)
   Low Tide at 13:23 (Height 1.76m)
   High Tide at 19:24 (Height 4.68m)
Wed 30 Nov
   Low Tide at 02:09 (Height 1.24m)
   High Tide at 08:29 (Height 4.44m)
   Low Tide at 14:32 (Height 1.98m)
   High Tide at 20:34 (Height 4.54m)
Thu 01 Dec
   Low Tide at 03:25 (Height 1.33m)
   High Tide at 09:43 (Height 4.32m)
   Low Tide at 15:51 (Height 2.07m)
   High Tide at 21:49 (Height 4.48m)
Fri 02 Dec
   Low Tide at 04:40 (Height 1.34m)
   High Tide at 10:56 (Height 4.33m)
   Low Tide at 17:04 (Height 2.01m)
   High Tide at 23:01 (Height 4.52m)
Sat 03 Dec
   Low Tide at 05:47 (Height 1.29m)
   High Tide at 12:00 (Height 4.42m)
   Low Tide at 18:08 (Height 1.85m)
Sun 04 Dec
   High Tide at 00:05 (Height 4.62m)
   Low Tide at 06:46 (Height 1.22m)
   High Tide at 12:53 (Height 4.55m)
   Low Tide at 19:03 (Height 1.66m)

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