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Ardwell Bay Beach

Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway

A sheltered and sandy cove situated on the South West coast of the Rhins.

Weather and Tides


16 August 2017

Heavy Rain

Maximum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionSoutherly
Wind Speed23mph
UV Risk2
Sunrise05:56 BST
Sunset20:51 BST


17 August 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionSoutherly
Wind Speed17mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk5
Sunrise05:58 BST
Sunset20:49 BST


18 August 2017

Light Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionWest South Westerly
Wind Speed18mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk4
Sunrise06:00 BST
Sunset20:46 BST


High tide: 06:39 BST
(05:39 16 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 12:54 BST
(11:54 16 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 19:22 BST
(18:22 16 August 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 01:37 BST
(00:37 17 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 08:01 BST
(07:01 17 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 14:16 BST
(13:16 17 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 20:44 BST
(19:44 17 August 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 03:02 BST
(02:02 18 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 09:19 BST
(08:19 18 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 15:36 BST
(14:36 18 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 21:55 BST
(20:55 18 August 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Drummore) 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 (