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Stranraer - Cockle Shore Beach

Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway

A long wide sandy beach situated next to the busy port of Stranraer.

Weather and Tides


20 July 2017

Light Cloud

Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Easterly
Wind Speed7mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk6
Sunset21:43 BST


21 July 2017

Heavy Rain

Maximum Temperature17°C (63°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Easterly
Wind Speed23mph
UV Risk4
Sunrise05:10 BST
Sunset21:42 BST


22 July 2017

Heavy Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionEast South Easterly
Wind Speed9mph
UV Risk4
Sunrise05:12 BST
Sunset21:40 BST


Low tide: 03:04 BST
(02:04 20 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 09:38 BST
(08:38 20 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 15:42 BST
(14:42 20 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 22:14 BST
(21:14 20 July 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 04:09 BST
(03:09 21 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 10:50 BST
(09:50 21 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 16:39 BST
(15:39 21 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:16 BST
(22:16 21 July 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 05:07 BST
(04:07 22 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 11:51 BST
(10:51 22 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:33 BST
(16:33 22 July 2017 GMT)

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