Forvie National Nature Reserve

Forvie National Nature Reserve (NNR) covers almost 1,000 hectares of sand dunes and dune heath between the North Sea and the estuary of the River Ythan. It is home to a rich variety of wildlife. Forvie is particularly renowned for its birds. These include a breeding colony of eiders, four species of breeding terns and a wealth of wildfowl and waders.

Also known as ‘Sands of Forvie’ as the large areas of sand dunes that dominate the southern end of the reserve have been compared to the Sahara Desert.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 13.6℃ to 15.5℃ with wind speed 5.8 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Oct 05
Expect a temp in the range 10.1℃ to 10.5℃ with wind speed 2 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Oct 06
Expect a temp in the range 9.5℃ to 10.3℃ with wind speed 5.7 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Oct 07
Expect a temp in the range 12.2℃ to 12.8℃ with wind speed 6.7 m/sec (SSW)
Saturday, Oct 08
Expect a temp in the range 6.7℃ to 7.6℃ with wind speed 4.2 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Oct 09
Expect a temp in the range 5.1℃ to 8.5℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (WSW)
Monday, Oct 10
Expect a temp in the range 8℃ to 13℃ with wind speed 6.4 m/sec (SSW)

Ellon weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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