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Tynemouth - Long Sands South Beach

Tynemouth, North Tyneside

A half mile stretch of fine golden sand backed by dunes. It is a rural style beach in a very urban location. Due to its size, the beach is very popular with those wanting to bathe, surf, kayak, canoe, play beach sports or just relax.

Weather and Tides


30 March 2017

Light Rain

Maximum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Minimum Temperature11°C (52°F)
Wind DirectionSouth South Westerly
Wind Speed13mph
UV Risk2
Sunrise06:44 BST
Sunset19:38 BST


31 March 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Minimum Temperature8°C (46°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Westerly
Wind Speed19mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk3
Sunrise06:41 BST
Sunset19:40 BST


High tide: 05:43 BST
(04:43 30 March 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 12:01 BST
(11:01 30 March 2017 GMT)

High tide: 17:53 BST
(16:53 30 March 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 00:28 BST
(23:28 30 March 2017 GMT)

High tide: 06:24 BST
(05:24 31 March 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 12:42 BST
(11:42 31 March 2017 GMT)

High tide: 18:38 BST
(17:38 31 March 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 01:09 BST
(00:09 1 April 2017 GMT)

High tide: 07:08 BST
(06:08 1 April 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 13:25 BST
(12:25 1 April 2017 GMT)

High tide: 19:28 BST
(18:28 1 April 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.

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