"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 Wednesday 18 October

06:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
ENE
Pressure 1017
Humidity 76%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
ENE
Pressure 1017
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
E
Pressure 1017
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
ESE
Pressure 1015
Humidity 67%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
ESE
Pressure 1014
Humidity 73%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
ESE
Pressure 1013
Humidity 75%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:53 BST
(01:53 GMT)
High Tide
09:15 BST
(08:15 GMT)
Low Tide
15:04 BST
(14:04 GMT)
High Tide
21:26 BST
(20:26 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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