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Roker (Whitburn South) Beach

Sunderland, Sunderland

A wide sandy beach backed by rugged cliffs and rocks to north and south. Roker Park has attractions including display gardens, boating lake, bowling green, model railway and tram lines. Situated within Sunderland, the beach can get busy during peak times and the park has a good programme of events during the summer months.

Weather and Tides


21 July 2017

Partly Cloudy

Minimum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Wind DirectionEast South Easterly
Wind Speed20mph
UV Risk5
Sunset21:27 BST


22 July 2017

Heavy Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Minimum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Wind DirectionEasterly
Wind Speed12mph
UV Risk4
Sunrise04:57 BST
Sunset21:26 BST


23 July 2017

Heavy Rain

Maximum Temperature17°C (63°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionNorth North Westerly
Wind Speed12mph
UV Risk4
Sunrise04:59 BST
Sunset21:24 BST


High tide: 01:56 BST
(00:56 21 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 08:21 BST
(07:21 21 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 14:20 BST
(13:20 21 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 20:52 BST
(19:52 21 July 2017 GMT)


High tide: 02:53 BST
(01:53 22 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 09:21 BST
(08:21 22 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 15:19 BST
(14:19 22 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 21:48 BST
(20:48 22 July 2017 GMT)


High tide: 03:45 BST
(02:45 23 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 10:16 BST
(09:16 23 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 16:13 BST
(15:13 23 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 22:39 BST
(21:39 23 July 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Sunderland) and may not be accurate for this beach. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use.

Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

Tidal predictions are © Crown Copyright and/or database rights. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office and the UK Hydrographic Office (