Sandhead Beach

Sandhead beach is a sandy beach 1 mile in length alongside the small village of Sandhead. As the tide goes out the beach can extend to nearer 3 miles. Good safe swimming but as the water can shallow you may have a long walk to get to sufficient depth to actually swim.

Dog Friendly Beach?

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

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 19 beaches in Dumfries and Galloway, or check our list of Dumfries and Galloway Dog Friendly Beaches.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 8.6℃ to 9.1℃ with wind speed 6.1 m/sec (SW)
Sunday, Feb 05partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 3.4℃ to 5.8℃ with wind speed 6.9 m/sec (NW)
Monday, Feb 06cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.1℃ to 7.4℃ with wind speed 8.5 m/sec (SSW)
Tuesday, Feb 07cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.7℃ to 8.1℃ with wind speed 6.7 m/sec (SW)
Wednesday, Feb 08cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6.5℃ to 8℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Feb 09lightrain
Expect a temp in the range 5.2℃ to 8℃ with wind speed 10.7 m/sec (SSW)
Friday, Feb 10fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 3.8℃ to 4.8℃ with wind speed 2.8 m/sec (WSW)

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

Sandhead Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Sandhead Beach is at Luce Bay (Offshore Platform) 5.30 km (3.29 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Sat 04 Feb
   Low Tide at 04:57 (Height 1.67m)
   High Tide at 11:11 (Height 5.82m)
   Low Tide at 17:30 (Height 1.45m)
   High Tide at 23:32 (Height 5.78m)
Sun 05 Feb
   Low Tide at 05:32 (Height 1.51m)
   High Tide at 11:46 (Height 6.01m)
   Low Tide at 18:05 (Height 1.30m)
Mon 06 Feb
   High Tide at 00:06 (Height 5.92m)
   Low Tide at 06:04 (Height 1.38m)
   High Tide at 12:18 (Height 6.13m)
   Low Tide at 18:36 (Height 1.20m)
Tue 07 Feb
   High Tide at 00:36 (Height 6.02m)
   Low Tide at 06:35 (Height 1.28m)
   High Tide at 12:48 (Height 6.21m)
   Low Tide at 19:06 (Height 1.13m)
Wed 08 Feb
   High Tide at 01:07 (Height 6.06m)
   Low Tide at 07:06 (Height 1.21m)
   High Tide at 13:19 (Height 6.22m)
   Low Tide at 19:36 (Height 1.11m)
Thu 09 Feb
   High Tide at 01:37 (Height 6.04m)
   Low Tide at 07:37 (Height 1.21m)
   High Tide at 13:48 (Height 6.18m)
   Low Tide at 20:07 (Height 1.16m)
Fri 10 Feb
   High Tide at 02:08 (Height 5.97m)
   Low Tide at 08:10 (Height 1.29m)
   High Tide at 14:18 (Height 6.10m)
   Low Tide at 20:40 (Height 1.28m)

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