A sheltered and sandy cove situated on the South West coast of the Rhins.
Beach type: Sand
Nearest town: Stranraer
Local authority: Dumfries and Galloway Council
OS Grid Reference: NX070449
Tourist Information Centre
28 Harbour Street
Dumfries and Galloway
Phone 01776 702 595
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Forecast for Monday 29 May
|Chance of rain||39%|
|Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.||
|Chance of rain||52%|
|Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.||
|Chance of rain||83%|
|Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.||
|Chance of rain||78%|
|Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.||
|Chance of rain||47%|
|Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.||
|Chance of rain||17%|
|Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.||
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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