"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Holm Sound

Holm 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: ND510980

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Things to see and do near Holm Sound

  • Orkan Adventures (3m)
  • Fossil and Heritage Centre (3m)
  • Italian Chapel (3m)
  • Orkney Marine-life Aquarium (3m)
  • Christina Sargent Felt and Print Artist (5m)
  • Corrigall Farm Museum (6m)
  • Maes Howe (6m)
  • Highland Park Distillery (8m)
  • Orkney Chairmaker (8m)
  • Bishop's and Earl's Palaces (9m)

Tourist Information

Kirkwall
The Travel Centre
West Castle Street
Orkney
Highlands and Islands
Scotland
KW15 1GU

Phone 01856 872 856
Email info@visitscotland.com
http://www.visitscotland.com/travel/information/centres

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Tuesday 28 March

06:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
ESE
Pressure 1020
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 16%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 6mph.
ESE
Pressure 1019
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 52%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
ESE
Pressure 1018
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 51%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
ESE
Pressure 1016
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 52%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
E
Pressure 1015
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 47%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
E
Pressure 1016
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
06:15 BST
(05:15 GMT)
High Tide
12:30 BST
(11:30 GMT)
Low Tide
18:40 BST
(17:40 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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