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St. Andrews West Sands Weather and Tides

Fife, Scotland

Latest Observations

14.7°C

13mph

Sea Temperature

14°C

Latest weather observations are for the nearest Met Office observation point and may not necessarily be accurate for this beach, especially when the weather is very changeable. Sea temperatures are the latest satellite surface temperature measurement for open water closest to the beach. Sea temperatures are a guideline only and can be affected by local conditions.

Wed

20°C

Thu

18°C

Fri

17°C

Sat

16°C

Sun

17°C

First light 04:23 Dawn 05:16 Sunrise 05:58 Sunset 20:28 Dusk 21:10 Nightfall 22:04 New Moon

23 August Midnight 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Summary
Chance of Rain 9% 77% 42% 91% 32% 7% 5% 1%
Humidity 97% 93% 94% 93% 85% 71% 69% 84%
Visibility Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Very Good Very Good Very Good Very Good
Temperature 15°C 15°C 15°C 15°C 17°C 19°C 18°C 15°C
Feels like 13°C 12°C 11°C 12°C 16°C 18°C 16°C 14°C
Wind Direction
Wind Speed 13mph 18mph 22mph 18mph 11mph 9mph 11mph 9mph
Gusting to 29mph 27mph 31mph 29mph 16mph 13mph 16mph 13mph
Beaufort Scale
Moderate Breeze: 4
Moderate Breeze: 4
Fresh Breeze: 5
Moderate Breeze: 4
Gentle Breeze: 3
Gentle Breeze: 3
Gentle Breeze: 3
Gentle Breeze: 3
Max UV Index

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Weather forecast and current observations are supplied by the Met Office. Forecast is for the nearest Met Office forecast location: Tentsmuir (Beach). Sea surface temperatures are generated using E.U. Copernicus Marine Service Information.

Seven Day Tides

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Tuesday

22 August

Tue

Low

Low

0.9m 

22:21 BST
21:21 GMT

Wednesday

23 August

Wed

High

High

5.8m 

04:35 BST
03:35 GMT

Low

Low

0.4m 

10:51 BST
09:51 GMT

High

High

5.7m 

17:07 BST
16:07 GMT

Low

Low

0.9m 

23:03 BST
22:03 GMT

Thursday

24 August

Thu

High

High

5.8m 

05:16 BST
04:16 GMT

Low

Low

0.5m 

11:32 BST
10:32 GMT

High

High

5.6m 

17:46 BST
16:46 GMT

Low

Low

1.0m 

23:40 BST
22:40 GMT

Friday

25 August

Fri

High

High

5.7m 

05:54 BST
04:54 GMT

Low

Low

0.7m 

12:08 BST
11:08 GMT

High

High

5.4m 

18:22 BST
17:22 GMT

Saturday

26 August

Sat

Low

Low

1.2m 

00:14 BST
23:14 GMT

High

High

5.5m 

06:31 BST
05:31 GMT

Low

Low

1.0m 

12:41 BST
11:41 GMT

High

High

5.2m 

18:58 BST
17:58 GMT

Sunday

27 August

Sun

Low

Low

1.4m 

00:45 BST
23:45 GMT

High

High

5.3m 

07:10 BST
06:10 GMT

Low

Low

1.3m 

13:12 BST
12:12 GMT

High

High

5.0m 

19:36 BST
18:36 GMT

Monday

28 August

Mon

Low

Low

1.6m 

01:17 BST
00:17 GMT

High

High

5.0m 

07:53 BST
06:53 GMT

Low

Low

1.6m 

13:45 BST
12:45 GMT

High

High

4.7m 

20:20 BST
19:20 GMT

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Dundee) and may not be accurate for this beach. 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.

Tidal predictions are © Crown Copyright and/or database rights. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office and the UK Hydrographic Office (www.ukho.gov.uk).

Location: St Andrews

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: NO502181

Country: Scotland

Local Authority: Fife Council

Nearest postcode: KY16 9XL

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