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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

Friday

21 July 2017

Light Cloud

Minimum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Wind DirectionEast North Easterly
Wind Speed14mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1002mb
Humidity78%
UV Risk3
PollutionLow
Sunset21:45 BST

Saturday

22 July 2017

Heavy Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Minimum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Wind DirectionEast North Easterly
Wind Speed14mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1008mb
Humidity79%
UV Risk4
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:07 BST
Sunset21:44 BST

Sunday

23 July 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature19°C (66°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionNorth North Easterly
Wind Speed7mph
VisibilityGood
Pressure1013mb
Humidity74%
UV Risk4
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:08 BST
Sunset21:42 BST

Friday

Low tide: 04:10 BST
(03:10 21 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 11:05 BST
(10:05 21 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 16:40 BST
(15:40 21 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:25 BST
(22:25 21 July 2017 GMT)

Saturday

Low tide: 05:09 BST
(04:09 22 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 12:04 BST
(11:04 22 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:34 BST
(16:34 22 July 2017 GMT)

Sunday

High tide: 00:18 BST
(23:18 22 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 06:01 BST
(05:01 23 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 12:58 BST
(11:58 23 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 18:24 BST
(17:24 23 July 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).