"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Leven - West Beach

The townward end of this long sandy beach with views over the Firth of Forth towards Edinburgh.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Leven

Local authority: Fife Council

OS Grid Reference: NO386005


Green Coast Beach

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Things to see and do near Leven - West Beach

  • Action Zone Indoor Play Centre (0m)
  • Talisker Distillery (0m)
  • Levenmouth Swimming Pool (0m)
  • Methil Heritage Centre (1m)
  • Balgonie Castle Enterprises (5m)
  • Bongos Soft Play Centre (6m)
  • A & R Murray Ltd (6m)
  • Balbirnie Craft Centre (6m)
  • Barbarafield Riding School (6m)
  • Muddy Boots (6m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Kirkcaldy Galleries
War Memorial Gardens
Abbotshall Road
Central Scotland

Phone 01592 267 775
Email info@visitscotland.com

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 20 June


Chance of rain 97%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1010
Humidity 97%
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Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1013
Humidity 83%
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Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 71%
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Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 68%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 57%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 71%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:59 BST
(00:59 GMT)
High Tide
08:31 BST
(07:31 GMT)
Low Tide
14:49 BST
(13:49 GMT)
High Tide
21:14 BST
(20:14 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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The townward end of this long sandy beach with views over the Firth of Forth towards Edinburgh.

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