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Whitesands Bay Beach

Dunbar, East Lothian

An attractive compact beach with fine golden sand bounded by a rocky shore and backed by low coastal grassland spotted with picnic tables. Whitesands is an ideal place for an early-morning swim. There are pleasant views to be had along the coast.

Weather and Tides

Friday

26 May 2017

Sunny

Maximum Temperature25°C (77°F)
Minimum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Wind DirectionSoutherly
Wind Speed11mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1018mb
Humidity49%
UV Risk7
PollutionLow
Sunrise04:40 BST
Sunset21:35 BST

Saturday

27 May 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature23°C (73°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionEast South Easterly
Wind Speed14mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1010mb
Humidity69%
UV Risk6
PollutionLow
Sunrise04:38 BST
Sunset21:37 BST

Sunday

28 May 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Minimum Temperature10°C (50°F)
Wind DirectionWesterly
Wind Speed14mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1015mb
Humidity64%
UV Risk6
PollutionLow
Sunrise04:37 BST
Sunset21:38 BST

Friday

High tide: 03:23 BST
(02:23 26 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 09:30 BST
(08:30 26 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 15:40 BST
(14:40 26 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 21:52 BST
(20:52 26 May 2017 GMT)

Saturday

High tide: 04:07 BST
(03:07 27 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 10:18 BST
(09:18 27 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 16:31 BST
(15:31 27 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 22:38 BST
(21:38 27 May 2017 GMT)

Sunday

High tide: 04:54 BST
(03:54 28 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 11:06 BST
(10:06 28 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 17:23 BST
(16:23 28 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 23:24 BST
(22:24 28 May 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).