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Dunnet Bay - Castlehill Beach

Thurso, Highland

A wide sandy bay near the eastern tip of Scotlands North coast.

Weather and Tides

Tuesday

22 August 2017

Thick Cloud

Maximum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionEast South Easterly
Wind Speed18mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1020mb
Humidity84%
UV Risk2
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:49 BST
Sunset20:43 BST

Wednesday

23 August 2017

Light Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Easterly
Wind Speed18mph
VisibilityGood
Pressure1009mb
Humidity93%
UV Risk3
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:51 BST
Sunset20:40 BST

Tuesday

Low tide: 03:41 BST
(02:41 22 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 09:51 BST
(08:51 22 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 15:57 BST
(14:57 22 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 22:05 BST
(21:05 22 August 2017 GMT)

Wednesday

Low tide: 04:21 BST
(03:21 23 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 10:32 BST
(09:32 23 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 16:36 BST
(15:36 23 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 22:43 BST
(21:43 23 August 2017 GMT)

Thursday

Low tide: 05:00 BST
(04:00 24 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 11:11 BST
(10:11 24 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:14 BST
(16:14 24 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:21 BST
(22:21 24 August 2017 GMT)

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