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Saltcoats Beach

Glasgow, North Ayrshire

A traditional sandy beach in a bay between the towns of Ardrossan and Saltcoats with spectacular views of the Clyde and Arran. Popular with locals and tourists. The water is shallow for several hundred metres from the shore. The beach is close to the town.

Weather and Tides

Sunday

25 June 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Minimum Temperature9°C (48°F)
Wind DirectionWesterly
Wind Speed19mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1008mb
Humidity69%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunrise04:36 BST
Sunset22:07 BST

Monday

26 June 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Minimum Temperature11°C (52°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Westerly
Wind Speed5mph
VisibilityExcellent
Pressure1014mb
Humidity66%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunrise04:37 BST
Sunset22:07 BST

Tuesday

27 June 2017

Heavy Rain

Maximum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionEast South Easterly
Wind Speed12mph
VisibilityGood
Pressure1005mb
Humidity87%
UV Risk4
PollutionLow
Sunrise04:37 BST
Sunset22:07 BST

Sunday

High tide: 01:20 BST
(00:20 25 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 07:00 BST
(06:00 25 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 14:01 BST
(13:01 25 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 19:26 BST
(18:26 25 June 2017 GMT)

Monday

High tide: 02:08 BST
(01:08 26 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 07:48 BST
(06:48 26 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 14:55 BST
(13:55 26 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 20:17 BST
(19:17 26 June 2017 GMT)

Tuesday

High tide: 02:53 BST
(01:53 27 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 08:37 BST
(07:37 27 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 15:47 BST
(14:47 27 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 21:07 BST
(20:07 27 June 2017 GMT)

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