"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Tayport Beach

A large expanse of sand and shingle near the mouth of the Firth of Tay.

Beach type: Sand/Shingle

Nearest town: Tayport

Local authority: Fife Council

OS Grid Reference: NO463285

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Things to see and do near Tayport Beach

  • Broughty Castle (1m)
  • Barnhill Rock Garden (2m)
  • HM Frigate Unicorn (3m)
  • The Factory Skatepark (3m)
  • The Fun Factory (3m)
  • Battlefield LIVE Dundee (3m)
  • Monifieth Blue Seaway (3m)
  • Dundee Museum of Transport (3m)
  • Frigate Unicorn (4m)
  • Olympia Leisure Centre (4m)
  • Discovery Point and RRS Discovery (4m)
  • Discovery Point (4m)
  • Dundee Treasure Trail (4m)
  • Dundee Ice Arena (4m)
  • McManus Galleries (4m)
  • Dundee Contemporary Arts (4m)
  • Sensation Science Centre (4m)
  • Dundee Science Centre (4m)
  • Avertical World Climbing Centre (4m)
  • Verdant Works (4m)
  • Claverhouse Equestrian Centre (5m)
  • Dundee Law (5m)
  • Kidz World (5m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
16 City Square
Central Scotland

Phone 01382 527 527
Email info@visitscotland.com

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Tuesday 23 January


Chance of rain 53%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1001
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 56%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 998
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 38%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 995
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 37%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 995
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 997
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 999
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
00:10 GMT
High Tide
06:34 GMT
Low Tide
12:22 GMT
High Tide
18:44 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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A large expanse of sand and shingle near the mouth of the Firth of Tay.

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