"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Saltcoats Beach

A traditional sandy beach in a bay between the towns of Ardrossan and Saltcoats with spectacular views of the Clyde and Arran. Popular with locals and tourists. The water is shallow for several hundred metres from the shore. The beach is close to the town.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Glasgow

Local authority: North Ayrshire Council

OS Grid Reference: NS235419

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Things to see and do near Saltcoats Beach

  • North Ayrshire Museum (1m)
  • Hunterston Power Station (1m)
  • Metalart (Scotland) Ltd (4m)
  • Dalgarven Mill (4m)
  • The Big Idea (5m)
  • Magpie Mine (surface only) (5m)
  • Magnum Leisure Centre (5m)
  • Scottish Maritime Museum, Irvine (5m)
  • Scottish Maritime Museum- Irvine (5m)
  • Eglinton Country Park (5m)

Tourist Information

Largs
Tourist Information Point
St Columba Experience Heritage Centre
Gallowgate Street
Strathclyde
Scotland
KA30 8LX

Email info@visitscotland.com
http://www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/ayrshire-arran/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 22 April

06:00


Chance of rain 53%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 1005
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 50%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 1004
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 35%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1005
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1004
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 48%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 1004
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 39%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1005
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
04:57 BST
(03:57 GMT)
Low Tide
11:07 BST
(10:07 GMT)
High Tide
17:50 BST
(16:50 GMT)
Low Tide
23:49 BST
(22:49 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 traditional sandy beach in a bay between the towns of Ardrossan and Saltcoats with spectacular views of the Clyde and Arran. Popular with locals and tourists. The water is shallow for several hundred metres from the shore. The beach is close to the town.

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