"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Saltcoats Beach

A traditional sandy beach in a bay between the towns of Ardrossan and Saltcoats with spectacular views of the Clyde and Arran. Popular with locals and tourists. The water is shallow for several hundred metres from the shore. The beach is close to the town.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Glasgow

Local authority: North Ayrshire Council

OS Grid Reference: NS235419

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Things to see and do near Saltcoats Beach

  • North Ayrshire Museum (1m)
  • Hunterston Power Station (1m)
  • Metalart (Scotland) Ltd (4m)
  • Dalgarven Mill (4m)
  • The Big Idea (5m)
  • Magpie Mine (surface only) (5m)
  • Magnum Leisure Centre (5m)
  • Scottish Maritime Museum, Irvine (5m)
  • Scottish Maritime Museum- Irvine (5m)
  • Eglinton Country Park (5m)

Tourist Information

Largs
Tourist Information Point
St Columba Experience Heritage Centre
Gallowgate Street
Strathclyde
Scotland
KA30 8LX

Email info@visitscotland.com
http://www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/ayrshire-arran/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Tuesday 30 May

06:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SW
Pressure 1008
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 62%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 34%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
WNW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
WNW
Pressure 1015
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
WNW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 70%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
03:52 BST
(02:52 GMT)
Low Tide
09:44 BST
(08:44 GMT)
High Tide
16:48 BST
(15:48 GMT)
Low Tide
22:20 BST
(21:20 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 traditional sandy beach in a bay between the towns of Ardrossan and Saltcoats with spectacular views of the Clyde and Arran. Popular with locals and tourists. The water is shallow for several hundred metres from the shore. The beach is close to the town.

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