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Roker Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.2

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Roker Beach Spot ID

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Roker Beach

Photo credit: gary ward

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Roker Beach

Photo credit: gary ward

Type: beach and point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NNE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.5 °C

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Saturday, 14 December 2019, 23:15 Local time
SatSunday 15
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 30
SW 25
SSW 15
SW 15
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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Roker Beach in North East England is a fairly exposed beach and point break that has inconsistent surf. Winter and spring are the favoured times of year to visit. Offshore winds are from the west northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the north northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights The water quality here is rather suspect.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Sunderland, 1 km from Roker Beach.

IS AT (local time)

Roker Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At North Shields, 13 km from Roker Beach.


Air temperature
3 °C

Current weather near Roker Beach

Buoy Data:

At Newbiggin Waverider, 19 miles from Roker Beach.

  6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
Dominant period (s) 12.5 12.5 15.4 14.3

All wavebuoys around Roker Beach

Overall Roker Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December


Surf stats for Roker Beach: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Roker Beach: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Roker Beach Location Maps

Roker Beach Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Roker Beach:

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Wave buoys nearest to Roker Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Roker Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    5 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Tyne River Entrance
    6 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Roker Beach is Newcastle Airport (NCL) in England, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Roker Beach is Teesside Airport (MME), also in England, 47 km (29 miles) away.
  • Third is Carlisle Airport (CAX) in England, 92 km (57 miles) away.
  • Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) in England is 119 km (74 miles) away.
  • Walney Island (Barrow Island) Airport (BWF), also in England is the fifth nearest airport to Roker Beach and is 151 km (94 miles) away.
Roker Beach break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Roker Beach, North East England. Use the tab navigation above to view Roker Beach sea temperature, Roker Beach photographs, Roker Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Roker Beach webcams, current wind from North East England live weather stations and Roker Beach tide predictions. The United Kingdom swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United Kingdom and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United Kingdom wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Roker Beach.