"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Achmelvich Bay Beach

This is a beautiful sheltered and rural west coast bay with a large expanse of silver sands. There is a caravan park close by and free parking is available.

Beach type: sand

Nearest town: Lochinver

Local authority: Highland Council

OS Grid Reference: NC056249

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Achmelvich Bay Beach

  • Highland Stoneware Ltd (3m)

Tourist Information

Lochinver
Assynt Visitor Centre
Main Street
by Lairg, Sutherland
Highlands and Islands
Scotland
IV27 4LX

Phone 01571 844 194
Email info@visitscotland.com
http://www.discoverassynt.co.uk/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 20 July

06:00


Chance of rain 65%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
W
Pressure 1002
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 59%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
WSW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 53%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
W
Pressure 1003
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
WNW
Pressure 1004
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
NNW
Pressure 1004
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
NE
Pressure 1005
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
04:47 BST
(03:47 GMT)
Low Tide
11:08 BST
(10:08 GMT)
High Tide
17:24 BST
(16:24 GMT)
Low Tide
23:46 BST
(22:46 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.

Five Day Weather and Tides

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This is a beautiful sheltered and rural west coast bay with a large expanse of silver sands. There is a caravan park close by and free parking is available.

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