"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Cantick Sound

Cantick Sound is a water feature off the coast of Orkney, Scotland.

It is listed under Straits and Narrows: Sound

Local authority: Orkney Islands Council

OS Grid Reference: ND355908

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Things to see and do near Cantick Sound

  • Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum (4m)
  • Christina Sargent Felt and Print Artist (6m)
  • Tomb of the Eagles (7m)
  • Fossil and Heritage Centre (8m)
  • Orkney Marine-life Aquarium (8m)
  • Orkan Adventures (8m)
  • Italian Chapel (10m)

Tourist Information

John O'Groats
Tourist Information Point
County Road
Caithness
Highlands and Islands
Scotland
KW1 4YR

Phone 01955 611 373
Email joginfo@btconnect.com
http://www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/highlands/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 21 July

06:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
S
Pressure 1007
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
SE
Pressure 1009
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SE
Pressure 1010
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
ESE
Pressure 1010
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
ESE
Pressure 1011
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
ESE
Pressure 1012
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:06 BST
(01:06 GMT)
High Tide
08:16 BST
(07:16 GMT)
Low Tide
14:31 BST
(13:31 GMT)
High Tide
20:48 BST
(19:48 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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