"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Portpatrick (Outer Harbour) Beach

Portpatrick is a small town with a sheltered harbour containing some sandy areas at low tide.

Beach type: Harbour

Nearest town: Stranraer

Local authority: Dumfries and Galloway Council

OS Grid Reference: NW997540

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Things to see and do near Portpatrick (Outer Harbour) Beach

  • The Colfin Smokehouse (3m)
  • Ryan Leisure Centre (5m)
  • Stranraer Museum (6m)
  • Agnew Park (6m)
  • Castle of St John (6m)
  • Aldouran Wetland Garden (6m)
  • Castle Kennedy Gardens (6m)
  • Logan Botanic Garden (9m)
  • Glenwhan Garden (10m)
  • Logan Fish Pond Marine Life Centre (10m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Burns House
28 Harbour Street
Dumfries and Galloway

Phone 01776 702 595
Email info@visitscotland.com

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 20 October


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 998
Humidity 96%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1001
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 41%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1002
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1001
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 52%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 999
Humidity 73%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 98%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 995
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
06:34 BST
(05:34 GMT)
High Tide
12:51 BST
(11:51 GMT)
Low Tide
18:53 BST
(17:53 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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