"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Seaburn Weather

Seaburn is a seaside resort and suburb of Sunderland, North East England. The village of Whitburn borders the area to the north. To the west and south-west is Fulwell and to the south the coastal resort of Roker.

Virtually all of Seaburn consists of low-density private housing interspersed with open parkland, laid out in the middle of the 20th century. Much of the housing is amongst the most expensive in Sunderland, with many large mansion houses situated along the coast, and on adjoining streets.

The seafront is home to a sandy blue flag beach, seaside promenades, 2 amusement arcades, children's playgrounds, fish and chip shops, small guest houses and one four star hotel, operated by Marriott. The main shopping street is Sea Road, which runs from the seafront up through Fulwell to the Seaburn Metro station.

The area around Queens Parade hosts a 'strip' of popular eateries, with three Italian, two Indian and two Chinese restaurants in operation as of 2009. Also trading are several pubs and coffee shops. In the late 1980s, the old Seaburn Hall site was redeveloped, with a Morrisons supermarket, new amusement park and leisure and fitness centre. Previously, Seaburn Hall had been a famous dance hall and live music venue.

Seaburn was a favourite place of the painter L. S. Lowry. A large Lowry painting is displayed in the local Morrisons supermarket.

The popular Sunderland International Airshow is held on the coast at Seaburn and Roker and is the largest free event of its kind in Europe, with a variety of aircraft, civilian and military aircraft on display.

On the Tyne and Wear Metro Seaburn is served by its own station.

The suburb is part of the Fulwell ward on Sunderland City Council, and is represented by three Conservative councillors.

Local authority: Sunderland City Council

OS Grid Reference: NZ406599

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Weather

Forecast for the next five days

Thursday
26 April


Chance of rain 36%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
W
Pressure 1008
Humidity 59%
UV Index
Air Quality

Friday
27 April


Chance of rain 59%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
E
Pressure 1008
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

Saturday
28 April


Chance of rain 47%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
N
Pressure 1012
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

Sunday
29 April


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
NE
Pressure 1016
Humidity 69%
UV Index
Air Quality

Monday
30 April


Chance of rain 41%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
N
Pressure 1012
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

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