"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Aberdour-Silver Sands Beach Weather and Tides

Aberdour Silver Sands is one of the most popular and attractive sandy beaches on the Fife coast. The beach offers the freshness and variety of the seaside as well as the peace and tranquillity of the countryside. The shore, in its charming setting, looks out to the Islands of Inchmickery and Inchcolm, where there is a famous Abby.  The Fife coastal path passes by this beach and the section from here is well worth walking.

Lifeguards patrol the beach during the peak season, 2nd July - 31st August.


Access: The beach is a ten minute walk from the train station, and just off the A921 from Inverkeithing and Burntisland.  The coastal path passes this beach too.

Nearest town: Aberdour

Local authority: Fife Council

OS Grid Reference: NT201852

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for the next five days

22 March

Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1012
Humidity 69%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 05:45 GMT

Low Tide 11:00 GMT

High Tide 17:59 GMT

Low Tide 23:21 GMT

23 March

Chance of rain 37%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 987
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 06:28 GMT

Low Tide 11:37 GMT

High Tide 18:47 GMT

24 March

Chance of rain 13%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1000
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 00:03 GMT

High Tide 07:18 GMT

Low Tide 12:36 GMT

High Tide 19:46 GMT

25 March

Chance of rain 35%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1008
Humidity 61%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 01:16 GMT

High Tide 08:23 GMT

Low Tide 14:18 GMT

High Tide 21:03 GMT

26 March

Chance of rain 19%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 03:18 GMT

High Tide 09:47 GMT

Low Tide 16:10 GMT

High Tide 22:32 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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