"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Sandend Bay Beach

A sandy bay popular with families and surfers.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Portsoy

Local authority: Aberdeenshire Council

OS Grid Reference: NJ558662

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Things to see and do near Sandend Bay Beach

  • Fordyce Joiners Workshop Visitor Centre (2m)
  • Portsoy Marble and Pottery (2m)
  • The Salmon Bothy (2m)
  • The Buckie Drifter Maritime Heritage Centre (8m)
  • Duff House (8m)
  • Cullen Auld Kirk (8m)
  • Arden Country Park (9m)
  • Seaway Net Company (9m)
  • Macduff Marine Aquarium (9m)
  • Harleys (10m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Collie Lodge
AB45 1AU

Phone 01261 812419
Email info@visitscotland.com

Seasonal opening

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Monday 21 May


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 83%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 58%
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Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 80%
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Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1020
Humidity 90%
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Chance of rain 16%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1022
Humidity 91%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1024
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
04:55 BST
(03:55 GMT)
Low Tide
11:22 BST
(10:22 GMT)
High Tide
17:45 BST
(16:45 GMT)
Low Tide
23:44 BST
(22:44 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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