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Shelling Hill Beach

Dundalk, Louth

Shellinghill/Templetown is one of Louth's most popular yet unspoilt stretches of coastline. Protected on each side by a low level rock promontory with prolific natural vegetation, the sand and shingle south facing beach is manned by lifeguards during the summer months.

Weather and Tides


25 June 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Minimum Temperature10°C (50°F)
Wind DirectionWest North Westerly
Wind Speed13mph
UV Risk5
Sunrise04:53 BST
Sunset22:01 BST


26 June 2017

Light Rain

Maximum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Easterly
Wind Speed7mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk4
Sunrise04:53 BST
Sunset22:01 BST


27 June 2017

Heavy Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionSouth South Easterly
Wind Speed14mph
UV Risk5
Sunrise04:54 BST
Sunset22:01 BST


Low tide: 07:00 BST
(06:00 25 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 12:58 BST
(11:58 25 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 19:18 BST
(18:18 25 June 2017 GMT)


High tide: 01:14 BST
(00:14 26 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 07:50 BST
(06:50 26 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 13:50 BST
(12:50 26 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 20:05 BST
(19:05 26 June 2017 GMT)


High tide: 02:04 BST
(01:04 27 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 08:40 BST
(07:40 27 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 14:43 BST
(13:43 27 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 20:53 BST
(19:53 27 June 2017 GMT)

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