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Yellowcraigs (Broad Sands Bay) Beach

Dirleton, East Lothian

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.

Weather and Tides

Wednesday

26 July 2017

Light Rain

Maximum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Minimum Temperature11°C (52°F)
Wind DirectionSoutherly
Wind Speed17mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure995mb
Humidity87%
UV Risk3
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:03 BST
Sunset21:31 BST

Thursday

27 July 2017

Light Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature17°C (63°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Westerly
Wind Speed16mph
VisibilityExcellent
Pressure996mb
Humidity62%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:05 BST
Sunset21:29 BST

Friday

28 July 2017

Light Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature17°C (63°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Westerly
Wind Speed15mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1000mb
Humidity66%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:07 BST
Sunset21:27 BST

Wednesday

High tide: 05:16 BST
(04:16 26 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 11:41 BST
(10:41 26 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 17:44 BST
(16:44 26 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 23:49 BST
(22:49 26 July 2017 GMT)

Thursday

High tide: 06:04 BST
(05:04 27 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 12:21 BST
(11:21 27 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 18:31 BST
(17:31 27 July 2017 GMT)

Friday

Low tide: 00:23 BST
(23:23 27 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 06:52 BST
(05:52 28 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 12:58 BST
(11:58 28 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 19:18 BST
(18:18 28 July 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Fidra) 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 (www.ukho.gov.uk).