"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Skerry Sound

Skerry 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: ND472999

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Things to see and do near Skerry Sound

  • Italian Chapel (1m)
  • Fossil and Heritage Centre (2m)
  • Orkan Adventures (3m)
  • Orkney Marine-life Aquarium (4m)
  • Christina Sargent Felt and Print Artist (5m)
  • Highland Park Distillery (6m)
  • Orkney Chairmaker (6m)
  • Bishop's and Earl's Palaces (7m)
  • The Orkney Museum (7m)
  • St Magnus Cathedral (7m)

Tourist Information

The Travel Centre
West Castle Street
Highlands and Islands
KW15 1GU

Phone 01856 872 856
Email info@visitscotland.com

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 17 January


Chance of rain 59%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -6°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 981
Humidity 97%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 64%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -5°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 983
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 39%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 984
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 986
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 37%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 988
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 35%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 988
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
03:26 GMT
High Tide
09:53 GMT
Low Tide
15:55 GMT
High Tide
22:20 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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