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Thorntonloch Beach

Dunbar, East Lothian

Almost hidden behind the rocky outcrop of Torness Point and within sight of the nuclear power station. This beautiful sandy beach runs south for about 400m, backed along its length by shallow dunes.

Weather and Tides

Tuesday

27 June 2017

Heavy Rain

Maximum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionEast South Easterly
Wind Speed20mph
VisibilityGood
Pressure1008mb
Humidity88%
UV Risk2
PollutionLow
Sunrise04:25 BST
Sunset22:01 BST

Wednesday

28 June 2017

Thick Cloud

Maximum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionEast North Easterly
Wind Speed18mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1004mb
Humidity76%
UV Risk4
PollutionLow
Sunrise04:26 BST
Sunset22:00 BST

Tuesday

High tide: 05:30 BST
(04:30 27 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 11:47 BST
(10:47 27 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 18:05 BST
(17:05 27 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 23:58 BST
(22:58 27 June 2017 GMT)

Wednesday

High tide: 06:21 BST
(05:21 28 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 12:34 BST
(11:34 28 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 18:58 BST
(17:58 28 June 2017 GMT)

Thursday

Low tide: 00:44 BST
(23:44 28 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 07:12 BST
(06:12 29 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 13:22 BST
(12:22 29 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 19:50 BST
(18:50 29 June 2017 GMT)

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