"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Strathy Bay Beach

Beautiful rural sandy bay, sheltered by rocky headland in the heart of Mackay country. Naturally formed with sand dunes, it has outstanding views of the Pentland Firth. There is a free car park.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Melvich

Local authority: Highland Council

OS Grid Reference: NC838661

Awards

Green Coast Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Strathy Bay Beach

Tourist Information

Bettyhill
Tourist Information Point
The Cafe at Bettyhill
The Old Police Station
Highlands and Islands
Scotland
KW14 7SZ

Phone 01641 521 742
Email boylenaver@yahoo.co.uk
http://www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/highlands/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 17 August

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
S
Pressure 1000
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 57%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 64%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 25%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
S
Pressure 1001
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
04:58 BST
(03:58 GMT)
Low Tide
11:25 BST
(10:25 GMT)
High Tide
17:49 BST
(16:49 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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Beautiful rural sandy bay, sheltered by rocky headland in the heart of Mackay country. Naturally formed with sand dunes, it has outstanding views of the Pentland Firth. There is a free car park.

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