British Beaches

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Balmedie Country Park Beach

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire

The Park is part of 16km of extensive dunes and sandy beach stretching from Aberdeen to Newburgh. The sheer size of the beach means it is seldom crowded and makes it possible to find a quiet spot at any time of the year.

Weather and Tides


17 August 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature19°C (66°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Westerly
Wind Speed11mph
UV Risk6
Sunrise05:38 BST
Sunset20:46 BST


18 August 2017

Heavy Rain

Maximum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Minimum Temperature10°C (50°F)
Wind DirectionWest South Westerly
Wind Speed13mph
UV Risk2
Sunrise05:40 BST
Sunset20:43 BST


19 August 2017

Light Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Minimum Temperature10°C (50°F)
Wind DirectionWesterly
Wind Speed15mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk4
Sunrise05:42 BST
Sunset20:41 BST


Low tide: 03:25 BST
(02:25 17 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 09:48 BST
(08:48 17 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 16:07 BST
(15:07 17 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 22:35 BST
(21:35 17 August 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 04:50 BST
(03:50 18 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 11:08 BST
(10:08 18 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:26 BST
(16:26 18 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:44 BST
(22:44 18 August 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 06:00 BST
(05:00 19 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 12:18 BST
(11:18 19 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 18:27 BST
(17:27 19 August 2017 GMT)

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