"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Hoy Sound

Hoy 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: HY233077

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Things to see and do near Hoy Sound

  • The Pier Arts Centre (2m)
  • Stromness Museum (2m)
  • Skaill House (7m)
  • Skara Brae and Skaill House (7m)
  • Skara Brae Prehistoric Village (7m)
  • Corrigal Farm Museum (8m)
  • Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum (9m)

Tourist Information

Stromness
Visitor Information Centre
Ferry Terminal Building
Pier Head
Orkney
Highlands and Islands
Scotland
KW16 3BH

Phone 01856 872 856
Email info@visitscotland.com
http://www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/orkney/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 17 January

06:00


Chance of rain 57%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -6°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 9mph.
WNW
Pressure 980
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 13%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
W
Pressure 983
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
WNW
Pressure 984
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
WNW
Pressure 987
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 13%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 988
Humidity 78%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 34%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 987
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
03:01 GMT
High Tide
09:12 GMT
Low Tide
15:30 GMT
High Tide
21:35 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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