Dalgety Bay beach, Fife
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    Dalgety Bay Beach Information

    Dalgety Bay is a large wide bay which looks out across the Firth of Forth, although the bay only has a small sandy beach backed by grass areas on the western point. Dalgety Bay is a popular commuter town to Edinburgh.

    The bay has a sailing club with its own slipway.

    Radioactive material was first detected on a part of the foreshore at Dalgety Bay in 1990. It is thought that the contamination originates from the residue of radium-coated instrument panels from military aircraft incinerated and landfilled in the area at the end of World War II.

    It is thus not recommended for bathing because of this historic low-level radioactive contamination. There are local warning signs. and more information is available from Fife Council.

    The beach has no facilities other than the sailing club and has limited on road parking.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for Dalgety Bay Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have one beach around Dunfermline, 25 beaches in Fife, or check our list of Fife Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality


    Beach Bathing Water Quality


    No water quality measurement available for Dalgety Bay Beach.

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  • Weather


    7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain today, with high temperatures peaking at 14°C on Thursday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    11
       34%  60%   11 mph
      7:47 am    4:10 pm
    Wednesday, Nov 14th
     Overcast throughout the day and windy in the afternoon.
     
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    14
       88%  98%   18 mph
      7:49 am    4:08 pm

    Thursday, Nov 15th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.
     
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       15%  23%   14 mph
      7:51 am    4:07 pm
    Friday, Nov 16th
     Partly cloudy until afternoon.
     
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    14
       14%  30%   5 mph
      7:53 am    4:05 pm

    Saturday, Nov 17th
     Clear throughout the day.
     
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    11
       0%  6%   6 mph
      7:55 am    4:03 pm
    Sunday, Nov 18th
     Clear throughout the day.
     
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    9
       5%  1%   7 mph
      7:57 am    4:02 pm

    Monday, Nov 19th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    8
       19%  53%   8 mph
      7:59 am    4:00 pm
    Tuesday, Nov 20th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    8
       19%  87%   9 mph
      8:01 am    3:59 pm

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