Once Portobello was a busy seaside resort where all the people of Edingburgh went to paddle in the sea. Now it still has it's sandy beach, and plenty of amusements and entertainments, although it is seen more as a peacful escape from city life.
Beach type: Sand
Nearest town: Edinburgh
Local authority: City of Edinburgh Council
OS Grid Reference: NT303746
Edinburgh Information Centre
above Waverley Shopping Centre
3 Princes Street
Phone 08452 255 121
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Forecast for Tuesday 21 August
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|Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.||
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|Wind 1mph, gusting to 4mph.||
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|Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.||
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|Wind 3mph, gusting to 7mph.||
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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