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Embo Beach Beach

Dornoch, Highland

Embo's clean sands are edged by a belt of dunes which offer some shelter. The beach forms part of the beautiful Dornoch Firth and is located next to the famous "Grannies Heilan Hame". There is a camp site close by and free car parking close to the beach.

Weather and Tides


25 April 2017

Heavy Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature7°C (45°F)
Minimum Temperature1°C (34°F)
Wind DirectionNortherly
Wind Speed22mph
UV Risk4
Sunrise05:40 BST
Sunset20:49 BST


26 April 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature8°C (46°F)
Minimum Temperature6°C (43°F)
Wind DirectionWest North Westerly
Wind Speed8mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk3
Sunrise05:38 BST
Sunset20:51 BST


Low tide: 05:34 BST
(04:34 25 April 2017 GMT)

High tide: 11:33 BST
(10:33 25 April 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:58 BST
(16:58 25 April 2017 GMT)


High tide: 00:10 BST
(23:10 25 April 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 06:18 BST
(05:18 26 April 2017 GMT)

High tide: 12:20 BST
(11:20 26 April 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 18:42 BST
(17:42 26 April 2017 GMT)


High tide: 00:54 BST
(23:54 26 April 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 07:03 BST
(06:03 27 April 2017 GMT)

High tide: 13:09 BST
(12:09 27 April 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 19:27 BST
(18:27 27 April 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Golspie) and may not be accurate for this beach. 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.

Tidal predictions are © Crown Copyright and/or database rights. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office and the UK Hydrographic Office (