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Dalgety Bay (Yacht Club) Beach

Edinburgh, Fife

A large wide bay and a smaller sandy beach which looks out across the Firth of Forth towards Edinburgh. Qualified for recommendation by MCS in 2006 on the basis of tests for bacterial and viral pathogens. However. it is NOT RECOMMENDED for bathing because the beach is now known to be affected by historic low level radioactive contamination originating from luminous aircraft dials. There are local warning signs. and more information is available from Fife Council on 01334 412711

Weather and Tides

Thursday

17 August 2017

Light Rain Shower

Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionSoutherly
Wind Speed3mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1004mb
Humidity58%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunset20:47 BST

Friday

18 August 2017

Heavy Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionWest South Westerly
Wind Speed17mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1000mb
Humidity77%
UV Risk4
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:49 BST
Sunset20:44 BST

Saturday

19 August 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature17°C (63°F)
Minimum Temperature11°C (52°F)
Wind DirectionWesterly
Wind Speed19mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1008mb
Humidity65%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:51 BST
Sunset20:42 BST

Thursday

Low tide: 05:00 BST
(04:00 17 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 11:04 BST
(10:04 17 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:42 BST
(16:42 17 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:40 BST
(22:40 17 August 2017 GMT)

Friday

Low tide: 06:19 BST
(05:19 18 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 12:16 BST
(11:16 18 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 18:52 BST
(17:52 18 August 2017 GMT)

Saturday

High tide: 00:49 BST
(23:49 18 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 07:29 BST
(06:29 19 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 13:23 BST
(12:23 19 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 19:55 BST
(18:55 19 August 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Rosyth) 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 (www.ukho.gov.uk).