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Dalgety Bay

(Dalgety Yacht Club Beach)

Fife, Scotland

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A large wide bay and a smaller sandy beach which looks out across the Firth of Forth towards Edinburgh.

Qualified for recommendation by MCS in 2006 on the basis of tests for bacterial and viral pathogens. However. it is NOT RECOMMENDED for bathing because the beach is now known to be affected by historic low level radioactive contamination originating from luminous aircraft dials. There are local warning signs. and more information is available from Fife Council on 01334 412711

Dalgety Bay is adjacent to the Fife Coastal Path.

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Weather and tides for Wednesday 17 July

Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 20°C)
Wind 13mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 16%
Min temp. 15°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 7mph

The tide at Dalgety Bay is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 6:41 AM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 1:17 PM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   13.9°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Dalgety Bay

Things to do and see in the area

Inchcolm Abbey and Island (1.9 miles)
Forth Bridge (2.2 miles)
Aberdour Golf Club (2.4 miles)
Silver Sands Spa (2.5 miles)
Aberdour Castle (2.7 miles)
Forth Boat Tours (2.9 miles)
Maid of the Forth (3 miles)
Forth Bridges Walking Tours (3 miles)
Fife Leisure Park (3.7 miles)
Adventure Golf Island (3.8 miles)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Hillend

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: NT159826

Country: Scotland

Local Authority: Fife Council

Nearest postcode: KY11 5YE

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Visitor information for Dalgety Bay, Fife, Scotland. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

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