Whitley Bay Beach

Whitley Bay beach is a long strip of sand with rocks. Large park behind the beach.

Was the East coasts answer to Blackpool due to its close proximate to industrial north In the 1960’s the resort started to struggle when people discovered foreign holidays. Still much a holiday resort that has a night life that attracts hen and stag parties.

Facilities include pay and display parking, toilets, cafes, restaurants and promenade.

Whitley Bay Beach is a Blue Flag Beach & has a seaside award
Whitley Bay Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Whitley Bay Beach has dog restrictions.
Whitley Bay has dog Restrictions although does offer a dog exercise area.

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

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Whitley Bay 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℃ to 5.6℃ with wind speed 6.3 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Jan 29partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 2.8℃ to 3.6℃ with wind speed 6.2 m/sec (WSW)
Monday, Jan 30partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.7℃ to 5.9℃ with wind speed 12.6 m/sec (W)
Tuesday, Jan 31cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.2℃ to 9.1℃ with wind speed 7.3 m/sec (WSW)
Wednesday, Feb 01partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 3.6℃ to 5.4℃ with wind speed 11.9 m/sec (W)
Thursday, Feb 02partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.2℃ to 2.9℃ with wind speed 7.1 m/sec (WNW)
Friday, Feb 03cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 4.1℃ to 6℃ with wind speed 1 m/sec (SSW)

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

Whitley Bay Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Whitley Bay Beach is at RIVER TYNE (NORTH SHIELDS) 5.32 km (3.31 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Sat 28 Jan
   Low Tide at 02:14 (Height 1.05m)
   High Tide at 08:25 (Height 4.37m)
   Low Tide at 14:18 (Height 1.66m)
   High Tide at 20:30 (Height 4.64m)
Sun 29 Jan
   Low Tide at 03:06 (Height 1.42m)
   High Tide at 09:21 (Height 4.14m)
   Low Tide at 15:17 (Height 1.90m)
   High Tide at 21:33 (Height 4.34m)
Mon 30 Jan
   Low Tide at 04:07 (Height 1.74m)
   High Tide at 10:24 (Height 3.99m)
   Low Tide at 16:33 (Height 2.05m)
   High Tide at 22:46 (Height 4.11m)
Tue 31 Jan
   Low Tide at 05:20 (Height 1.95m)
   High Tide at 11:37 (Height 3.97m)
   Low Tide at 17:58 (Height 2.04m)
Wed 01 Feb
   High Tide at 00:07 (Height 4.04m)
   Low Tide at 06:36 (Height 1.99m)
   High Tide at 12:45 (Height 4.09m)
   Low Tide at 19:13 (Height 1.86m)
Thu 02 Feb
   High Tide at 01:17 (Height 4.13m)
   Low Tide at 07:37 (Height 1.90m)
   High Tide at 13:41 (Height 4.28m)
   Low Tide at 20:08 (Height 1.63m)
Fri 03 Feb
   High Tide at 02:10 (Height 4.28m)
   Low Tide at 08:23 (Height 1.76m)
   High Tide at 14:26 (Height 4.47m)
   Low Tide at 20:52 (Height 1.40m)

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