Helmsdale Beach

Helmsdale is a fishing port at the estuary of the River Helmsdale. You have a small beach area by the harbour wall but also larger areas as you head away from the esruary on both sides.

Helmsdale is popular foreshore fossil hunting area as the coastline is a mix of sand, pebbles and rocks backed by wild grass areas.

Dog Friendly Beach?

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Helmsdale Beach.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 41 beaches in The Scottish Highlands, or check our list of The Scottish Highlands Dog Friendly Beaches.

Planning your visit to Helmsdale Beach


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Place Category: Beaches

Helmsdale Beach 7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 12.7℃ to 14.1℃ with wind speed 12.3 m/sec (ESE)
Thursday, Sep 28lightrainshowers_night
Expect a temp in the range 12.7℃ to 13.9℃ with wind speed 9.7 m/sec (ESE)
Friday, Sep 29partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 12℃ to 12.4℃ with wind speed 8.9 m/sec (SSW)
Saturday, Sep 30clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 10.3℃ to 11.2℃ with wind speed 10.2 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Oct 01rain
Expect a temp in the range 11.1℃ to 13.2℃ with wind speed 8.6 m/sec (ESE)
Monday, Oct 02fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 10.1℃ to 10.9℃ with wind speed 5.4 m/sec (SW)
Tuesday, Oct 03cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.9℃ to 9℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (WSW)

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

Helmsdale Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Helmsdale Beach is at Helmsdale 0.34 km (0.21 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height, helping you to plan the best time to visit Helmsdale Beach. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Wed 27 Sep
   Low Tide at 03:49 (Height 0.62m)
   High Tide at 10:00 (Height 3.76m)
   Low Tide at 16:04 (Height 1.04m)
   High Tide at 22:00 (Height 3.99m)
Thu 28 Sep
   Low Tide at 04:33 (Height 0.27m)
   High Tide at 10:47 (Height 4.00m)
   Low Tide at 16:43 (Height 0.78m)
   High Tide at 22:49 (Height 4.28m)
Fri 29 Sep
   Low Tide at 05:13 (Height 0.04m)
   High Tide at 11:32 (Height 4.15m)
   Low Tide at 17:22 (Height 0.57m)
   High Tide at 23:35 (Height 4.49m)
Sat 30 Sep
   Low Tide at 05:52 (Height -0.05m)
   High Tide at 12:13 (Height 4.20m)
   Low Tide at 17:59 (Height 0.46m)
Sun 01 Oct
   High Tide at 00:19 (Height 4.55m)
   Low Tide at 06:30 (Height 0.03m)
   High Tide at 12:52 (Height 4.15m)
   Low Tide at 18:37 (Height 0.47m)
Mon 02 Oct
   High Tide at 01:00 (Height 4.46m)
   Low Tide at 07:07 (Height 0.27m)
   High Tide at 13:28 (Height 4.01m)
   Low Tide at 19:16 (Height 0.59m)
Tue 03 Oct
   High Tide at 01:41 (Height 4.23m)
   Low Tide at 07:44 (Height 0.62m)
   High Tide at 14:05 (Height 3.81m)
   Low Tide at 19:55 (Height 0.81m)

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