"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Balta Island

Balta Island is a water feature off the coast of Shetland, Scotland.

It is listed under Islands: Island

Local authority: Shetland Islands Council

OS Grid Reference: HP646061

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Things to see and do near Balta Island

  • Muness Castle (2m)
  • Unst Boat Haven (4m)
  • Hermaness National Nature Reserve (5m)
  • Fetlar Interpretive Museum (10m)
  • Yell Leisure Centre (12m)

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 16 August

06:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 30%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 30%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 999
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
02:22 BST
(01:22 GMT)
Low Tide
08:26 BST
(07:26 GMT)
High Tide
14:52 BST
(13:52 GMT)
Low Tide
20:36 BST
(19:36 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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