"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Rapness Sound

Rapness 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: HY515388

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Things to see and do near Rapness Sound

  • Eday Spinners (3m)
  • Sui Generis Gallery (6m)
  • Rousay Wood Designs (7m)
  • Westray Heritage Centre (7m)
  • Broch of Gurness (12m)

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 Friday 18 August

06:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
ESE
Pressure 998
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 40%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SE
Pressure 997
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 39%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
E
Pressure 996
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 39%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
N
Pressure 996
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 52%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
NW
Pressure 996
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 42%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
NW
Pressure 997
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
06:49 BST
(05:49 GMT)
Low Tide
13:12 BST
(12:12 GMT)
High Tide
19:25 BST
(18:25 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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