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.

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

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 7 beaches at Stranraer, 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 13.6℃ to 14℃ with wind speed 2.2 m/sec (WSW)
Wednesday, Oct 05
Expect a temp in the range 12.9℃ to 15.1℃ with wind speed 8.5 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Oct 06
Expect a temp in the range 11.1℃ to 12.6℃ with wind speed 8.5 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Oct 07
Expect a temp in the range 13.4℃ to 14.3℃ with wind speed 10 m/sec (SW)
Saturday, Oct 08
Expect a temp in the range 10.4℃ to 10.7℃ with wind speed 7.3 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Oct 09
Expect a temp in the range 12.7℃ to 13℃ with wind speed 5.5 m/sec (SSW)
Monday, Oct 10
Expect a temp in the range 10.8℃ to 11.9℃ with wind speed 7 m/sec (NW)

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. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Tue 04 Oct
   High Tide at 05:46 (Height 4.98m)
   Low Tide at 12:05 (Height 2.26m)
   High Tide at 18:32 (Height 5.12m)
Wed 05 Oct
   Low Tide at 01:02 (Height 1.98m)
   High Tide at 07:28 (Height 5.06m)
   Low Tide at 13:47 (Height 2.09m)
   High Tide at 19:59 (Height 5.41m)
Thu 06 Oct
   Low Tide at 02:30 (Height 1.64m)
   High Tide at 08:50 (Height 5.47m)
   Low Tide at 15:01 (Height 1.72m)
   High Tide at 21:07 (Height 5.86m)
Fri 07 Oct
   Low Tide at 03:36 (Height 1.23m)
   High Tide at 09:49 (Height 5.91m)
   Low Tide at 15:58 (Height 1.34m)
   High Tide at 22:00 (Height 6.28m)
Sat 08 Oct
   Low Tide at 04:29 (Height 0.89m)
   High Tide at 10:34 (Height 6.25m)
   Low Tide at 16:47 (Height 1.05m)
   High Tide at 22:44 (Height 6.58m)
Sun 09 Oct
   Low Tide at 05:14 (Height 0.69m)
   High Tide at 11:14 (Height 6.46m)
   Low Tide at 17:29 (Height 0.87m)
   High Tide at 23:24 (Height 6.74m)
Mon 10 Oct
   Low Tide at 05:53 (Height 0.61m)
   High Tide at 11:51 (Height 6.54m)
   Low Tide at 18:06 (Height 0.79m)

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