"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Seaham Beach

Seaham Beach is a gently sloping resort beach with the designated area measuring approximately 800 metres in length. The beach is mainly sand above the high water mark and a mixture of sand and rock in the inter tidal area. The designated area is at the southern end of a two kilometres long bay and it is backed by a promenade. Until 2013, it was officially called Seaham Hall Beach but the name has been changed to reflect local custom.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Seaham

Local authority: Durham County Council

OS Grid Reference: NZ424508

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Things to see and do near Seaham Beach

  • St Mary the Virgin Church (0m)
  • Funshack (1m)
  • Ryhope Engines Museum (2m)
  • Fuzzy Eds at the Sandcastle (2m)
  • Karting North East (3m)
  • Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens (4m)
  • Rosebud Ceramics (4m)
  • Laser Quest Sunderland (4m)
  • Down at the Farm (4m)
  • Empire Theatre (4m)
  • St Peters' Church (5m)
  • Seaton Holme (5m)
  • National Glass Centre (5m)
  • Sunderland Aquatic Centre (5m)
  • Sunderland Stadium of Light Tour (5m)

Tourist Information

Sunderland
Tourist Information Centre
City Library & Arts Centre
Tyne and Wear
England
SR1 1RF

Phone 0191 553 2000
Email tourist.info@sunderland.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Monday 11 December

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. -2°C
(feels like -6°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
W
Pressure 986
Humidity 74%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. -2°C
(feels like -6°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
WNW
Pressure 987
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
WNW
Pressure 989
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
WNW
Pressure 990
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
WNW
Pressure 992
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WNW
Pressure 995
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
03:33 GMT
High Tide
09:48 GMT
Low Tide
16:00 GMT
High Tide
22:04 GMT

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. 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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A long picturesque sandy beach stretching north from Seaham town and harbour.

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