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Marsden Beach

South Shields, South Tyneside

A sandy bay sheltered by limestone cliffs and overlooked by the 139ft high Marsden rock which is renowned for it's seabird colonies. Photo shows a pub at the base of cliffs in Marsden Bay, accessed via a lift and with several bars within caves.

Weather and Tides


27 April 2017

Light Rain

Maximum Temperature11°C (52°F)
Minimum Temperature5°C (41°F)
Wind DirectionNorth Westerly
Wind Speed16mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk2
Sunrise05:35 BST
Sunset20:32 BST


28 April 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature8°C (46°F)
Minimum Temperature6°C (43°F)
Wind DirectionNorth North Easterly
Wind Speed6mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk3
Sunrise05:33 BST
Sunset20:34 BST


29 April 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature11°C (52°F)
Minimum Temperature7°C (45°F)
Wind DirectionSouth South Easterly
Wind Speed13mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk4
Sunrise05:31 BST
Sunset20:36 BST


High tide: 04:39 BST
(03:39 27 April 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 11:00 BST
(10:00 27 April 2017 GMT)

High tide: 16:51 BST
(15:51 27 April 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 23:26 BST
(22:26 27 April 2017 GMT)


High tide: 05:20 BST
(04:20 28 April 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 11:44 BST
(10:44 28 April 2017 GMT)

High tide: 17:37 BST
(16:37 28 April 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 00:09 BST
(23:09 28 April 2017 GMT)

High tide: 06:03 BST
(05:03 29 April 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 12:29 BST
(11:29 29 April 2017 GMT)

High tide: 18:25 BST
(17:25 29 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.

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 (