"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 Tuesday 19 June

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 61%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 57%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 60%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 87%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
SW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 94%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 3mph.
E
Pressure 1015
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:03 BST
(00:03 GMT)
High Tide
07:31 BST
(06:31 GMT)
Low Tide
13:47 BST
(12:47 GMT)
High Tide
20:14 BST
(19:14 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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