"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Sound of Mingulay

Sound of Mingulay is a water feature off the coast of Western Isles, Scotland.

It is listed under Straits and Narrows: Sound

Local authority: Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

OS Grid Reference: NL575853

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Things to see and do near Sound of Mingulay

  • Dualchas: Barra Heritage and Cultural Centre (10m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Kismul Cafe
Main Street
Isle of Barra
Highlands and Islands

Phone 01871 810336
Email info@visitscotland.com

Seasonal opening

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 23 November


Chance of rain 54%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 981
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 41%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 985
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 43%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 989
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 35%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 993
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 997
Humidity 75%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 64%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 1000
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:35 GMT
High Tide
08:20 GMT
Low Tide
14:58 GMT
High Tide
20:42 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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