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Sandyhills Beach

Dalbeattie, Dumfries and Galloway

A sandy beach with shallow waters ideal for paddling and bathing. Low tide can reveal miles of sand and other secluded bays.

Weather and Tides


21 July 2017

Light Rain

Minimum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Wind DirectionEasterly
Wind Speed10mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk3
Sunset21:37 BST


22 July 2017


Maximum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionEasterly
Wind Speed8mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk4
Sunrise05:08 BST
Sunset21:35 BST


23 July 2017

Light Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature19°C (66°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionNorth North Easterly
Wind Speed9mph
UV Risk3
Sunrise05:09 BST
Sunset21:34 BST


Low tide: 04:34 BST
(03:34 21 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 10:24 BST
(09:24 21 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:03 BST
(16:03 21 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 22:55 BST
(21:55 21 July 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 05:38 BST
(04:38 22 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 11:23 BST
(10:23 22 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 18:02 BST
(17:02 22 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:49 BST
(22:49 22 July 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 06:37 BST
(05:37 23 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 12:17 BST
(11:17 23 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 18:57 BST
(17:57 23 July 2017 GMT)

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