A beach resort about 4 miles east of Edinburgh city centre.
Beach type: Sand
Nearest town: Edinburgh
Local authority: City of Edinburgh Council
OS Grid Reference: NT313738
Edinburgh Information Centre
above Waverley Shopping Centre
3 Princes Street
Phone 08452 255 121
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Forecast for Sunday 19 August
|Chance of rain||66%|
|Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.||
|Chance of rain||26%|
|Wind 5mph, gusting to 6mph.||
|Chance of rain||58%|
|Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.||
|Chance of rain||51%|
|Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.||
|Chance of rain||45%|
|Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.||
|Chance of rain||7%|
|Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.||
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.
On the promenade in Edinburgh’s Portobello district, this Victorian town house has free Wi-Fi and parking. The city centre is a 15-minute bus journey away. Details...
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