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Thornwick Bay Beach

Bridlington, City of Edinburgh

A beautiful bay on the north coast of Flamborough head which is mainly rocky with a magnificent sea arch in the cliffs.

Weather and Tides


20 July 2017

Clear Sky

Minimum Temperature11°C (52°F)
Wind DirectionSouth South Westerly
Wind Speed4mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk5
Sunset21:42 BST


21 July 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature20°C (68°F)
Minimum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Wind DirectionEast South Easterly
Wind Speed12mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk5
Sunrise04:57 BST
Sunset21:41 BST


22 July 2017

Heavy Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionEast North Easterly
Wind Speed13mph
UV Risk3
Sunrise04:59 BST
Sunset21:39 BST


Low tide: 06:11 BST
(05:11 20 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 12:31 BST
(11:31 20 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 18:46 BST
(17:46 20 July 2017 GMT)


High tide: 01:07 BST
(00:07 21 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 07:15 BST
(06:15 21 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 13:33 BST
(12:33 21 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 19:48 BST
(18:48 21 July 2017 GMT)


High tide: 02:04 BST
(01:04 22 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 08:17 BST
(07:17 22 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 14:30 BST
(13:30 22 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 20:45 BST
(19:45 22 July 2017 GMT)

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