British Beaches

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Seacliff Beach

North Berwick, East Lothian

Set amid protruding cliffs, this sandy beach offers spectacular scenery with views of Tantallon Castle to the east and Berwickshire to the west. The beach is private and there is a charge for using the beach. Photo shows the small harbour.

Weather and Tides


17 August 2017

Light Rain Shower

Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionSoutherly
Wind Speed9mph
UV Risk5
Sunset20:44 BST


18 August 2017

Heavy Rain

Maximum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Minimum Temperature11°C (52°F)
Wind DirectionWest South Westerly
Wind Speed18mph
UV Risk4
Sunrise05:47 BST
Sunset20:41 BST


19 August 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Minimum Temperature11°C (52°F)
Wind DirectionWesterly
Wind Speed19mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk5
Sunrise05:49 BST
Sunset20:39 BST


Low tide: 04:37 BST
(03:37 17 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 10:58 BST
(09:58 17 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:20 BST
(16:20 17 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:45 BST
(22:45 17 August 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 06:07 BST
(05:07 18 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 12:17 BST
(11:17 18 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 18:39 BST
(17:39 18 August 2017 GMT)


High tide: 00:55 BST
(23:55 18 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 07:15 BST
(06:15 19 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 13:23 BST
(12:23 19 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 19:38 BST
(18:38 19 August 2017 GMT)

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