"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Rousay Sound

Rousay 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: HY457296

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Things to see and do near Rousay Sound

  • Rousay Wood Designs (2m)
  • Broch of Gurness (6m)
  • Sui Generis Gallery (7m)
  • Eday Spinners (8m)
  • Corrigal Farm Museum (11m)

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 Thursday 16 August

06:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 53%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 28%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1001
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 30%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
01:59 BST
(00:59 GMT)
Low Tide
08:07 BST
(07:07 GMT)
High Tide
14:32 BST
(13:32 GMT)
Low Tide
20:06 BST
(19:06 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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