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Strathy Bay Beach

Melvich, Highland

Beautiful rural sandy bay, sheltered by rocky headland in the heart of Mackay country. Naturally formed with sand dunes, it has outstanding views of the Pentland Firth. There is a free car park.

Weather and Tides

Sunday

26 March 2017

Sunny

Maximum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Minimum Temperature3°C (37°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Easterly
Wind Speed5mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1029mb
Humidity60%
UV Risk2
PollutionLow
Sunrise07:01 BST
Sunset19:43 BST

Monday

27 March 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Minimum Temperature5°C (41°F)
Wind DirectionNorth Easterly
Wind Speed5mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1025mb
Humidity80%
UV Risk2
PollutionLow
Sunrise06:59 BST
Sunset19:45 BST

Tuesday

28 March 2017

Thick Cloud

Maximum Temperature8°C (46°F)
Minimum Temperature5°C (41°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Easterly
Wind Speed12mph
VisibilityGood
Pressure1016mb
Humidity78%
UV Risk2
PollutionLow
Sunrise06:56 BST
Sunset19:47 BST

Sunday

Low tide: 03:31 BST
(01:31 26 March 2017 GMT)

High tide: 08:34 BST
(07:34 26 March 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 14:49 BST
(13:49 26 March 2017 GMT)

High tide: 21:01 BST
(20:01 26 March 2017 GMT)

Monday

Low tide: 03:07 BST
(02:07 27 March 2017 GMT)

High tide: 09:09 BST
(08:09 27 March 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 15:26 BST
(14:26 27 March 2017 GMT)

High tide: 21:36 BST
(20:36 27 March 2017 GMT)

Tuesday

Low tide: 03:44 BST
(02:44 28 March 2017 GMT)

High tide: 09:46 BST
(08:46 28 March 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 16:04 BST
(15:04 28 March 2017 GMT)

High tide: 22:14 BST
(21:14 28 March 2017 GMT)

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