"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Fortrose Beach

A mainly sandy beach situated on the Black Isle overlooking the sheltered waters of the Moray Firth.

Beach type: Sand/Shingle

Nearest town: Fortrose

Local authority: Highland Council

OS Grid Reference: NH736562

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Fortrose Beach

  • Groam House Museum (1m)
  • Avoch Dolphin Trips (2m)
  • The Highlanders Museum (2m)
  • Highland Aviation Museum (3m)
  • Kilravock Castle (6m)
  • Wildwoodz Paintball Park (6m)
  • Culloden Clancrafts (7m)
  • Blackisle Wildlife Park (7m)
  • Culloden Wood (7m)
  • Black Isle Wildlife and Country Park (7m)

Tourist Information

North Kessock
Tourist Information Centre
Picnic Site
A9
Ross-shire
Highlands and Islands
Scotland
IV1 3UB

Phone 01463 731 836
Email info@visitscotland.com
http://www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/highlands/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 13 December

06:00


Chance of rain 35%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 985
Humidity 97%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 22%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 983
Humidity 96%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 982
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 980
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 20%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 979
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 979
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:45 GMT
High Tide
08:31 GMT
Low Tide
15:18 GMT
High Tide
20:48 GMT

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. 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.

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A mainly sandy beach situated on the Black Isle overlooking the sheltered waters of the Moray Firth.

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