"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Yellowcraigs (Broad Sands Bay) Beach Weather and Tides

A sandy cove with great views to Fife and the lighthouse on Fidra Island. A popular family beach with a nature trail, barbecue site and footpaths through the adjacent sheltered woodlands and grassland. The beach is within walking distance of the village of Dirleton with its shops pubs and restaurants. Also worth visiting is the famous 13th century Dirleton castle.

Nearest town: Dirleton

Local authority: East Lothian Council

OS Grid Reference: NT516860

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for the next five days

Friday
17 August


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 69%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 01:01 BST
(00:01 GMT)

High Tide 07:45 BST
(06:45 GMT)

Low Tide 13:36 BST
(12:36 GMT)

High Tide 20:12 BST
(19:12 GMT)

Saturday
18 August


Chance of rain 51%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
WSW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 01:35 BST
(00:35 GMT)

High Tide 08:42 BST
(07:42 GMT)

Low Tide 14:13 BST
(13:13 GMT)

High Tide 21:07 BST
(20:07 GMT)

Sunday
19 August


Chance of rain 89%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
NE
Pressure 1015
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 02:28 BST
(01:28 GMT)

High Tide 09:42 BST
(08:42 GMT)

Low Tide 15:11 BST
(14:11 GMT)

High Tide 22:06 BST
(21:06 GMT)

Monday
20 August


Chance of rain 15%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
W
Pressure 1015
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 03:56 BST
(02:56 GMT)

High Tide 10:45 BST
(09:45 GMT)

Low Tide 16:43 BST
(15:43 GMT)

High Tide 23:09 BST
(22:09 GMT)

Tuesday
21 August


Chance of rain 16%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSE
Pressure 1016
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 05:33 BST
(04:33 GMT)

High Tide 11:55 BST
(10:55 GMT)

Low Tide 18:01 BST
(17:01 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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