Saltcoats Beach

Saltcoats sandy beach is popular along with local walks and cycle-paths.

Saltcoats name is derived from the town’s earliest industry when salt was harvested from the sea water. The harbour built in 1680 ensured the town developed as a port trading in salt, fish and coal. The North Ayrshire Museum displays relics of the towns nautical past and on the archaeology, costume, transport, culture and country life with a reconstructed traditional Ayrshire cottage interior. After the turn of the twentieth century and the decline of salt panning in the town, Saltcoats became increasingly popular as a holiday destination.

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Saltcoats Beach.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 2 beaches at Saltcoats, 26 beaches in Ayrshire, or check our list of Ayrshire Dog Friendly Beaches.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 9.4℃ to 11.3℃ with wind speed 5.9 m/sec (WSW)
Thursday, Oct 06
Expect a temp in the range 10.8℃ to 11.6℃ with wind speed 7.5 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Oct 07
Expect a temp in the range 11.4℃ to 12.9℃ with wind speed 10.5 m/sec (SSW)
Saturday, Oct 08
Expect a temp in the range 8.5℃ to 9.1℃ with wind speed 6.6 m/sec (WNW)
Sunday, Oct 09
Expect a temp in the range 11.3℃ to 11.7℃ with wind speed 6.4 m/sec (SSW)
Monday, Oct 10
Expect a temp in the range 10.2℃ to 10.7℃ with wind speed 7 m/sec (W)
Tuesday, Oct 11
Expect a temp in the range 9.3℃ to 10.7℃ with wind speed 2.5 m/sec (WSW)

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

Saltcoats Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Saltcoats Beach is at Ardrossan 0.98 km (0.61 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Wed 05 Oct
   Low Tide at 01:06 (Height 1.05m)
   High Tide at 07:30 (Height 2.55m)
   Low Tide at 13:36 (Height 1.34m)
   High Tide at 20:24 (Height 2.74m)
Thu 06 Oct
   Low Tide at 02:27 (Height 0.81m)
   High Tide at 09:27 (Height 2.76m)
   Low Tide at 14:50 (Height 1.13m)
   High Tide at 21:37 (Height 3.02m)
Fri 07 Oct
   Low Tide at 03:25 (Height 0.52m)
   High Tide at 10:21 (Height 3.00m)
   Low Tide at 15:44 (Height 0.87m)
   High Tide at 22:28 (Height 3.28m)
Sat 08 Oct
   Low Tide at 04:13 (Height 0.27m)
   High Tide at 11:05 (Height 3.15m)
   Low Tide at 16:28 (Height 0.67m)
   High Tide at 23:12 (Height 3.44m)
Sun 09 Oct
   Low Tide at 04:54 (Height 0.15m)
   High Tide at 11:45 (Height 3.21m)
   Low Tide at 17:09 (Height 0.55m)
   High Tide at 23:54 (Height 3.52m)
Mon 10 Oct
   Low Tide at 05:32 (Height 0.14m)
   High Tide at 12:23 (Height 3.22m)
   Low Tide at 17:46 (Height 0.51m)
Tue 11 Oct
   High Tide at 00:36 (Height 3.53m)
   Low Tide at 06:08 (Height 0.22m)
   High Tide at 12:57 (Height 3.22m)
   Low Tide at 18:20 (Height 0.52m)

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