British Beaches

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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

Saturday

19 August 2017

Light Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Minimum Temperature11°C (52°F)
Wind DirectionWest North Westerly
Wind Speed14mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1003mb
Humidity78%
UV Risk4
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:48 BST
Sunset20:50 BST

Sunday

20 August 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Minimum Temperature11°C (52°F)
Wind DirectionNorth Westerly
Wind Speed7mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1018mb
Humidity70%
UV Risk4
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:50 BST
Sunset20:48 BST

Saturday

Low tide: 04:56 BST
(03:56 19 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 10:49 BST
(09:49 19 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:20 BST
(16:20 19 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:11 BST
(22:11 19 August 2017 GMT)

Sunday

Low tide: 05:52 BST
(04:52 20 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 11:51 BST
(10:51 20 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 18:10 BST
(17:10 20 August 2017 GMT)

Monday

High tide: 00:07 BST
(23:07 20 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 06:41 BST
(05:41 21 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 12:44 BST
(11:44 21 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 18:53 BST
(17:53 21 August 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).