"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 Saturday 23 September

06:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
ESE
Pressure 1014
Humidity 95%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SE
Pressure 1015
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSE
Pressure 1015
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSE
Pressure 1014
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSE
Pressure 1014
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSE
Pressure 1014
Humidity 79%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
02:37 BST
(01:37 GMT)
Low Tide
08:03 BST
(07:03 GMT)
High Tide
15:09 BST
(14:09 GMT)
Low Tide
20:28 BST
(19:28 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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