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Fisherrow - East Beach

Musselburgh, East Lothian

Fisherrow sands is a large sandy bay situated in Musselburgh, a few miles east of Edinburgh. The beach has a tidal harbour and is the mouth of the river Esk. The adjacent golf course, now within the racecourse, dates back to circa 1672.

Weather and Tides

Saturday

19 August 2017

Light Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionWest South Westerly
Wind Speed20mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1007mb
Humidity71%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:50 BST
Sunset20:40 BST

Sunday

20 August 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Minimum Temperature10°C (50°F)
Wind DirectionWest North Westerly
Wind Speed6mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1019mb
Humidity59%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:52 BST
Sunset20:38 BST

Monday

21 August 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Minimum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Wind DirectionEasterly
Wind Speed6mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1019mb
Humidity74%
UV Risk3
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:54 BST
Sunset20:35 BST

Saturday

Low tide: 07:03 BST
(06:03 19 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 13:15 BST
(12:15 19 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 19:31 BST
(18:31 19 August 2017 GMT)

Sunday

High tide: 01:43 BST
(00:43 20 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 08:06 BST
(07:06 20 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 14:12 BST
(13:12 20 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 20:27 BST
(19:27 20 August 2017 GMT)

Monday

High tide: 02:34 BST
(01:34 21 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 09:00 BST
(08:00 21 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 15:01 BST
(14:01 21 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 21:16 BST
(20:16 21 August 2017 GMT)

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