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Salthill Beach

Galway, Galway

Salthill seaside resort is a 15-20 min walk from Galway city centre. The beach is sandy with rocky outcrops and has little surf. Facilities include toilets, showers, changing areas and a dive board! Can get busy when the sun is shining. The promenade above the beach provides a lovely picturesque walk leading onto the Blackrock to Silverstrand Way.

Weather and Tides


29 June 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Minimum Temperature11°C (52°F)
Wind DirectionNortherly
Wind Speed20mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk6
Sunrise05:11 IST
Sunset22:08 IST


30 June 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Minimum Temperature10°C (50°F)
Wind DirectionNorth North Westerly
Wind Speed21mph
UV Risk7
Sunrise05:12 IST
Sunset22:07 IST


1 July 2017

Light Rain

Maximum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionWest South Westerly
Wind Speed14mph
UV Risk3
Sunrise05:13 IST
Sunset22:07 IST


Low tide: 03:28 BST
(02:28 29 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 10:03 BST
(09:03 29 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 15:49 BST
(14:49 29 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 22:20 BST
(21:20 29 June 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 04:24 BST
(03:24 30 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 10:57 BST
(09:57 30 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 16:51 BST
(15:51 30 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:15 BST
(22:15 30 June 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 05:26 BST
(04:26 1 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 11:57 BST
(10:57 1 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:58 BST
(16:58 1 July 2017 GMT)

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