Reef Beach

Reef Beach sits by Kneep on the Isle of lewis. The beach is a sandy wide beach great for shell-seekers.

In summer you can also soak up the lovely display of ‘machair’, the carpet of glorious wildflowers renowned in this part of the world. Behind the beach the dunes give way to cliffs, giving you magnificent views over the bay.

This beach is a great spot for swimming in the calm blue waters or why not just enjoy a picnic on the sands.

Reef Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
Reef Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 8 beaches at Isle of Lewis, 23 beaches in Outer Hebrides, or check our list of Outer Hebrides Dog Friendly Beaches.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 12.3℃ to 13.6℃ with wind speed 6.3 m/sec (NNE)
Tuesday, Aug 16
Expect a temp in the range 11.4℃ to 12.3℃ with wind speed 5.4 m/sec (NNE)
Wednesday, Aug 17
Expect a temp in the range 9.8℃ to 10.4℃ with wind speed 4.1 m/sec (NE)
Thursday, Aug 18
Expect a temp in the range 12.1℃ to 13.1℃ with wind speed 6.4 m/sec (S)
Friday, Aug 19
Expect a temp in the range 11.3℃ to 12.3℃ with wind speed 6 m/sec (SSW)
Saturday, Aug 20
Expect a temp in the range 11.7℃ to 12.2℃ with wind speed 7.2 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Aug 21
Expect a temp in the range 11.3℃ to 12.4℃ with wind speed 4.3 m/sec (S)

Isle of Lewis weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Reef Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Reef Beach is at Little Bernera 6.57 km (4.08 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Mon 15 Aug
   Low Tide at 03:47 (Height 0.24m)
   High Tide at 09:46 (Height 4.06m)
   Low Tide at 15:58 (Height 0.56m)
   High Tide at 21:55 (Height 4.52m)
Tue 16 Aug
   Low Tide at 04:26 (Height 0.42m)
   High Tide at 10:24 (Height 3.80m)
   Low Tide at 16:37 (Height 0.75m)
   High Tide at 22:37 (Height 4.18m)
Wed 17 Aug
   Low Tide at 05:04 (Height 0.69m)
   High Tide at 11:06 (Height 3.50m)
   Low Tide at 17:17 (Height 1.01m)
   High Tide at 23:22 (Height 3.77m)
Thu 18 Aug
   Low Tide at 05:42 (Height 1.02m)
   High Tide at 11:54 (Height 3.21m)
   Low Tide at 18:01 (Height 1.32m)
   High Tide at 00:20 (Height 3.37m)
Fri 19 Aug
   Low Tide at 06:24 (Height 1.34m)
   High Tide at 13:06 (Height 2.98m)
   Low Tide at 18:52 (Height 1.62m)
Sat 20 Aug
   High Tide at 01:37 (Height 3.05m)
   Low Tide at 07:15 (Height 1.63m)
   High Tide at 14:34 (Height 2.89m)
   Low Tide at 20:08 (Height 1.83m)
Sun 21 Aug
   High Tide at 03:02 (Height 2.89m)
   Low Tide at 08:31 (Height 1.82m)
   High Tide at 15:55 (Height 2.97m)
   Low Tide at 21:56 (Height 1.84m)

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