"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Balta Sound

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

It is listed under Straits and Narrows: Sound

Local authority: Shetland Islands Council

OS Grid Reference: HP673062

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Things to see and do near Balta Sound

  • Muness Castle (3m)
  • Unst Boat Haven (5m)
  • Hermaness National Nature Reserve (6m)
  • Fetlar Interpretive Museum (10m)

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 21 June

06:00


Chance of rain 52%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
NW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 57%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
NW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 81%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
NW
Pressure 1015
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 15%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 12mph.
NW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 12mph.
NNW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
NNW
Pressure 1021
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality
High Tide
05:03 BST
(04:03 GMT)
Low Tide
11:42 BST
(10:42 GMT)
High Tide
17:54 BST
(16:54 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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