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Shandwick Bay Beach

Tain, Highland

Shandwick Bay is located within the seaboard villages of Shandwick and Balintore. The extensive sandy beach has dunes behind it and rocky areas to the North and the South. There is a charming harbour in Balintore to the North.

Weather and Tides

Sunday

25 June 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Minimum Temperature9°C (48°F)
Wind DirectionWest North Westerly
Wind Speed16mph
VisibilityExcellent
Pressure1004mb
Humidity64%
UV Risk6
PollutionLow
Sunrise04:15 BST
Sunset22:21 BST

Monday

26 June 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Minimum Temperature11°C (52°F)
Wind DirectionEast North Easterly
Wind Speed7mph
VisibilityExcellent
Pressure1014mb
Humidity70%
UV Risk4
PollutionLow
Sunrise04:16 BST
Sunset22:21 BST

Tuesday

27 June 2017

Heavy Rain

Maximum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Minimum Temperature11°C (52°F)
Wind DirectionEasterly
Wind Speed16mph
VisibilityModerate
Pressure1010mb
Humidity85%
UV Risk2
PollutionLow
Sunrise04:17 BST
Sunset22:21 BST

Sunday

High tide: 01:26 BST
(00:26 25 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 07:51 BST
(06:51 25 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 13:56 BST
(12:56 25 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 20:06 BST
(19:06 25 June 2017 GMT)

Monday

High tide: 02:16 BST
(01:16 26 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 08:41 BST
(07:41 26 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 14:48 BST
(13:48 26 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 20:51 BST
(19:51 26 June 2017 GMT)

Tuesday

High tide: 03:05 BST
(02:05 27 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 09:29 BST
(08:29 27 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 15:37 BST
(14:37 27 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 21:31 BST
(20:31 27 June 2017 GMT)

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