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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


21 July 2017

Light Cloud

Minimum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Wind DirectionEasterly
Wind Speed15mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk5
Sunset21:42 BST


22 July 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature17°C (63°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Easterly
Wind Speed8mph
UV Risk7
Sunrise05:21 BST
Sunset21:40 BST


23 July 2017

Light Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature19°C (66°F)
Minimum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Wind DirectionNorth North Easterly
Wind Speed8mph
UV Risk5
Sunrise05:23 BST
Sunset21:39 BST


Low tide: 04:10 BST
(03:10 21 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 10:18 BST
(09:18 21 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 16:43 BST
(15:43 21 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 22:44 BST
(21:44 21 July 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 05:09 BST
(04:09 22 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 11:12 BST
(10:12 22 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:36 BST
(16:36 22 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:32 BST
(22:32 22 July 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 06:03 BST
(05:03 23 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 12:01 BST
(11:01 23 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 18:23 BST
(17:23 23 July 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 (