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South Shields (Sandhaven) Beach

South Shields, South Tyneside

Sandhaven in South Shields is a sandy beach with dunes backed by cliffs. It is good for bird watching and, due to the high number of sea birds present in the area, is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).

Weather and Tides

Thursday

29 June 2017

Light Rain

Maximum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionNortherly
Wind Speed16mph
VisibilityGood
Pressure993mb
Humidity95%
UV Risk2
PollutionLow
Sunrise04:30 BST
Sunset21:48 BST

Friday

30 June 2017

Light Rain

Maximum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionNortherly
Wind Speed13mph
VisibilityGood
Pressure1005mb
Humidity92%
UV Risk3
PollutionLow
Sunrise04:30 BST
Sunset21:48 BST

Saturday

1 July 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature19°C (66°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionNorth North Westerly
Wind Speed7mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1013mb
Humidity66%
UV Risk6
PollutionLow
Sunrise04:31 BST
Sunset21:48 BST

Thursday

Low tide: 01:58 BST
(00:58 29 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 08:02 BST
(07:02 29 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 14:37 BST
(13:37 29 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 20:46 BST
(19:46 29 June 2017 GMT)

Friday

Low tide: 02:48 BST
(01:48 30 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 08:57 BST
(07:57 30 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 15:31 BST
(14:31 30 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 21:42 BST
(20:42 30 June 2017 GMT)

Saturday

Low tide: 03:43 BST
(02:43 1 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 09:56 BST
(08:56 1 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 16:29 BST
(15:29 1 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 22:40 BST
(21:40 1 July 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (River Tyne (North Shields)) 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 (www.ukho.gov.uk).