"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Dunnet Bay - Murkle Bay/Dunnet Beach

A wide sandy bay near the eastern tip of Scotlands Far North coast

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Thurso

Local authority: Highland Council

OS Grid Reference: ND216707

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Dunnet Bay - Murkle Bay/Dunnet Beach

  • Brough Knitwear (2m)
  • The Castle of Mey and Animal Centre (5m)
  • The Castle and Gardens of Mey (5m)
  • Thurso Heritage Centre (6m)
  • The Thurso Cinema (7m)
  • Seadrift-Dunnet Visitor Centre (10m)

Tourist Information

Thurso
Tourist Information Centre
Caithness Horizons, Old Town Hall
High Street
Caithness
Highlands and Islands
Scotland
KW14 8AJ

Phone 01847 893 155
Email info@visitscotland.com
http://www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/highlands/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 23 November

06:00


Chance of rain 94%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
NNE
Pressure 979
Humidity 99%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 48%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
WNW
Pressure 980
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 32%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
WNW
Pressure 982
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 56%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
NW
Pressure 985
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 49%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
W
Pressure 989
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
W
Pressure 991
Humidity 81%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
05:21 GMT
High Tide
12:02 GMT
Low Tide
17:53 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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A wide sandy bay near the eastern tip of Scotlands Far North coast

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