Step Rock Tidal Pool

Step Rock Tidal Pool in St Andrews can’t be accessed as is now part of the Aquarium.

The pool opened in 1902 although a bathing shelter was around in the late 1800s. The pool measured 300ft long by 100ft wide and the depth from 2ft 4ins to 8ft. There was also a small paddling pool.

The pool was also known as Witch Lake after a story that in the 16th, 17th century suspected witches were thrown into the tidal pool.

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Step Rock Tidal Pool 7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 13.9℃ to 14.8℃ with wind speed 9.8 m/sec (WSW)
Wednesday, Oct 04lightrain
Expect a temp in the range 11.1℃ to 11.9℃ with wind speed 8.1 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Oct 05lightrain
Expect a temp in the range 8.8℃ to 10℃ with wind speed 5 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Oct 06cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 14.3℃ to 15.6℃ with wind speed 7 m/sec (SW)
Saturday, Oct 07partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 15.1℃ to 15.7℃ with wind speed 7.4 m/sec (SW)
Sunday, Oct 08cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 14.8℃ to 16.2℃ with wind speed 6.1 m/sec (SW)
Monday, Oct 09fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 9.3℃ to 11.2℃ with wind speed 6.4 m/sec (WSW)

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

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