"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Whitesands Bay Beach

An attractive compact beach with fine golden sand bounded by a rocky shore and backed by low coastal grassland spotted with picnic tables. Whitesands is an ideal place for an early-morning swim. There are pleasant views to be had along the coast.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Dunbar

Local authority: East Lothian Council

OS Grid Reference: NT712774

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Whitesands Bay Beach

  • Splatz Activity Cafe (2m)
  • Dunbar Leisure Pool (2m)
  • John Muir Country Park (4m)
  • East Links Family Park (4m)
  • ReBoot Disc Golf Course (4m)
  • Pease Burn (5m)

Tourist Information

Dunbar
Tourist Information Centre
High Street
Lothian
Scotland
EH42 1ER

Phone 01368 863734
Email info@visitscotland.com
http://www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/edinburgh-lothians/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Saturday 27 May

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
ESE
Pressure 1012
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
ESE
Pressure 1010
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
ESE
Pressure 1009
Humidity 66%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 31%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
ESE
Pressure 1007
Humidity 66%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 35%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSE
Pressure 1006
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
WSW
Pressure 1007
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
04:07 BST
(03:07 GMT)
Low Tide
10:18 BST
(09:18 GMT)
High Tide
16:31 BST
(15:31 GMT)
Low Tide
22:38 BST
(21:38 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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An attractive compact beach with fine golden sand bounded by a rocky shore and backed by low coastal grassland spotted with picnic tables. Whitesands is an ideal place for an early-morning swim. There are pleasant views to be had along the coast.

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