"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Sand Eel

Sand Eel is a water feature off the coast of Orkney, Scotland.

It is listed under Reefs and Shoals: Shoals

Local authority: Orkney Islands Council

OS Grid Reference: HY271058

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Things to see and do near Sand Eel

  • The Pier Arts Centre (2m)
  • Stromness Museum (2m)
  • Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum (7m)
  • Corrigal Farm Museum (8m)
  • Skaill House (8m)
  • Skara Brae and Skaill House (8m)
  • Skara Brae Prehistoric Village (8m)
  • Orkney Chairmaker (10m)

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 Friday 18 August

06:00


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

09:00


Chance of rain 36%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SE
Pressure 997
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 60%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
NNW
Pressure 996
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 62%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
NW
Pressure 996
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 37%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WNW
Pressure 996
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 36%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WNW
Pressure 998
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
07:10 BST
(06:10 GMT)
Low Tide
13:12 BST
(12:12 GMT)
High Tide
19:40 BST
(18:40 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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