Pettycur Bay Beach

Pettycur Bay beach is a sheltered small sandy bay backed by sand dunes.

At low tide Pettycur Bay becomes a massive expanse of sand and mud flats nearly one mile wide. The beach goes out to Black Rocks and joins up in the west to Burntisland beach.

Pettycur Bay Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Pettycur Bay Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
Pettycur Bay Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 2 beaches at Kinghorn, 25 beaches in Fife, or check our list of Fife Dog Friendly Beaches.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 13.3℃ to 15.3℃ with wind speed 8.6 m/sec (W)
Monday, Sep 26
Expect a temp in the range 9.4℃ to 10.7℃ with wind speed 6.2 m/sec (W)
Tuesday, Sep 27
Expect a temp in the range 7.7℃ to 8.1℃ with wind speed 6.2 m/sec (W)
Wednesday, Sep 28
Expect a temp in the range 6.2℃ to 7.5℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (NW)
Thursday, Sep 29
Expect a temp in the range 7.3℃ to 9.1℃ with wind speed 1.7 m/sec (NW)
Friday, Sep 30
Expect a temp in the range 8.4℃ to 10.1℃ with wind speed 2 m/sec (SE)
Saturday, Oct 01
Expect a temp in the range 11.2℃ to 12.2℃ with wind speed 4.9 m/sec (NNE)

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

Pettycur Bay Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Pettycur Bay Beach is at Burntisland 3.33 km (2.07 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.

Sun 25 Sep
   High Tide at 02:17 (Height 5.41m)
   Low Tide at 08:12 (Height 1.07m)
   High Tide at 14:38 (Height 5.45m)
   Low Tide at 20:15 (Height 1.30m)
Mon 26 Sep
   High Tide at 02:50 (Height 5.59m)
   Low Tide at 08:46 (Height 0.88m)
   High Tide at 15:09 (Height 5.59m)
   Low Tide at 20:50 (Height 1.15m)
Tue 27 Sep
   High Tide at 03:21 (Height 5.70m)
   Low Tide at 09:19 (Height 0.78m)
   High Tide at 15:42 (Height 5.66m)
   Low Tide at 21:22 (Height 1.09m)
Wed 28 Sep
   High Tide at 03:52 (Height 5.75m)
   Low Tide at 09:50 (Height 0.80m)
   High Tide at 16:16 (Height 5.65m)
   Low Tide at 21:49 (Height 1.12m)
Thu 29 Sep
   High Tide at 04:28 (Height 5.73m)
   Low Tide at 10:19 (Height 0.94m)
   High Tide at 16:51 (Height 5.56m)
   Low Tide at 22:12 (Height 1.22m)
Fri 30 Sep
   High Tide at 05:06 (Height 5.61m)
   Low Tide at 10:40 (Height 1.18m)
   High Tide at 17:30 (Height 5.38m)
   Low Tide at 22:38 (Height 1.39m)
Sat 01 Oct
   High Tide at 05:49 (Height 5.39m)
   Low Tide at 11:06 (Height 1.50m)
   High Tide at 18:13 (Height 5.13m)
   Low Tide at 23:17 (Height 1.64m)

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