Grutness beach is a south-east facing beach close to Sumburgh Airport and the ferry terminal for Fair Isle.
The beach is a pebble beach with some large rocks and some sand. These large rocks are very smooth as they have been smashed by the heavy winds and seas you can get here. You need to be very careful of the sea conditions on this beach.
Grutness is part of a stretch of coast that is a great location for seeing whales, including orcas. If you are lucky you may see them close at hand as they search for seals that are closer to the shoreline.
Parking and toilets by the ferry.
We have no current information on dog restrictions for Grutness Beach.
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7 Day Weather Forecast
Expect a temp in the range 12.5℃ to 12.9℃ with wind speed 2.8 m/sec (NNE)
Expect a temp in the range 11.4℃ to 12.3℃ with wind speed 5.9 m/sec (NNE)
Expect a temp in the range 9.6℃ to 10.2℃ with wind speed 6.6 m/sec (N)
Expect a temp in the range 10.6℃ to 11.8℃ with wind speed 4.7 m/sec (SSE)
Expect a temp in the range 12.7℃ to 13.4℃ with wind speed 8.3 m/sec (S)
Expect a temp in the range 12.1℃ to 12.4℃ with wind speed 5.3 m/sec (SSW)
Expect a temp in the range 11.6℃ to 12℃ with wind speed 5.8 m/sec (WSW)
Sumburgh weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Grutness Beach Tide Times
Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Grutness Beach is at Sumburgh (Grutness Voe) 1.07 km (0.67 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.
High Tide at 01:51 (Height 2.03m)
Low Tide at 07:55 (Height 0.18m)
High Tide at 14:31 (Height 1.75m)
Low Tide at 20:02 (Height 0.44m)
High Tide at 02:33 (Height 1.96m)
Low Tide at 08:36 (Height 0.28m)
High Tide at 15:10 (Height 1.65m)
Low Tide at 20:42 (Height 0.50m)
High Tide at 03:14 (Height 1.84m)
Low Tide at 09:18 (Height 0.41m)
High Tide at 15:49 (Height 1.55m)
Low Tide at 21:24 (Height 0.58m)
High Tide at 03:56 (Height 1.69m)
Low Tide at 10:01 (Height 0.56m)
High Tide at 16:31 (Height 1.45m)
Low Tide at 22:13 (Height 0.67m)
High Tide at 04:44 (Height 1.52m)
Low Tide at 10:51 (Height 0.69m)
High Tide at 17:18 (Height 1.38m)
Low Tide at 23:19 (Height 0.75m)
High Tide at 05:39 (Height 1.37m)
Low Tide at 12:00 (Height 0.79m)
High Tide at 18:19 (Height 1.34m)
Low Tide at 01:02 (Height 0.79m)
High Tide at 07:02 (Height 1.28m)
Low Tide at 13:34 (Height 0.84m)
High Tide at 19:46 (Height 1.35m)
Contains ADMIRALTY® tidal data: © Crown Copyright and database right.
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