This photo was taken at very
low tide in September 2011.*** This
view looks to the north across Wardie Bay,
towards the coast of Fife.
- The small tower at the end of the the pipe from Trinity Pumping
station is on the extreme-left.
- The island of Inchkeith near the entrance to Leith Docks is on
- Part of Leith Harbour Western Breakwater, close to
Platinum Point and other recent housing developments, is on the
*** LOW TIDES
Here, on the Forth, where this photo was
taken the difference in height between high tide and low tide can be
anything from about 2 meters to 6 meters. When this photo was taken
at about 10.30am on Sep 29, the height was 0.2m. The previous high
tide had been 6.1m.