"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Tayport Beach

A large expanse of sand and shingle near the mouth of the Firth of Tay.

Beach type: Sand/Shingle

Nearest town: Tayport

Local authority: Fife Council

OS Grid Reference: NO463285

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Things to see and do near Tayport Beach

  • Broughty Castle (1m)
  • Barnhill Rock Garden (2m)
  • HM Frigate Unicorn (3m)
  • The Factory Skatepark (3m)
  • The Fun Factory (3m)
  • Battlefield LIVE Dundee (3m)
  • Monifieth Blue Seaway (3m)
  • Dundee Museum of Transport (3m)
  • Frigate Unicorn (4m)
  • Olympia Leisure Centre (4m)
  • Discovery Point and RRS Discovery (4m)
  • Discovery Point (4m)
  • Dundee Treasure Trail (4m)
  • Dundee Ice Arena (4m)
  • McManus Galleries (4m)
  • Dundee Contemporary Arts (4m)
  • Sensation Science Centre (4m)
  • Dundee Science Centre (4m)
  • Avertical World Climbing Centre (4m)
  • Verdant Works (4m)
  • Claverhouse Equestrian Centre (5m)
  • Dundee Law (5m)
  • Kidz World (5m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
16 City Square
Central Scotland

Phone 01382 527 527
Email info@visitscotland.com

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Tuesday 21 August


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 95%
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Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 90%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 85%
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Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 81%
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Chance of rain 25%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1012
Humidity 78%
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Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1011
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
05:56 BST
(04:56 GMT)
High Tide
12:00 BST
(11:00 GMT)
Low Tide
18:23 BST
(17:23 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 large expanse of sand and shingle near the mouth of the Firth of Tay.

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