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St Andrews - West Sands Beach

St Andrews, Fife

Sandy beach, 2 miles long and backed with dunes and the world-renowned golf course. About 15 minutes walk from the town centre.

Weather and Tides

Thursday

29 June 2017

Heavy Rain

Maximum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Minimum Temperature11°C (52°F)
Wind DirectionNorth North Easterly
Wind Speed27mph
VisibilityModerate
Pressure998mb
Humidity94%
UV Risk2
PollutionLow
Sunrise04:26 BST
Sunset22:03 BST

Friday

30 June 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Minimum Temperature10°C (50°F)
Wind DirectionNorth North Easterly
Wind Speed16mph
VisibilityGood
Pressure1008mb
Humidity91%
UV Risk2
PollutionLow
Sunrise04:27 BST
Sunset22:03 BST

Saturday

1 July 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Minimum Temperature11°C (52°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Westerly
Wind Speed11mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1012mb
Humidity71%
UV Risk6
PollutionLow
Sunrise04:28 BST
Sunset22:03 BST

Thursday

Low tide: 01:02 BST
(00:02 29 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 07:29 BST
(06:29 29 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 13:40 BST
(12:40 29 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 20:09 BST
(19:09 29 June 2017 GMT)

Friday

Low tide: 01:46 BST
(00:46 30 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 08:23 BST
(07:23 30 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 14:29 BST
(13:29 30 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 21:04 BST
(20:04 30 June 2017 GMT)

Saturday

Low tide: 02:33 BST
(01:33 1 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 09:21 BST
(08:21 1 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 15:24 BST
(14:24 1 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 22:01 BST
(21:01 1 July 2017 GMT)

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