"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

The Grinds

The Grinds is a water feature off the coast of Orkney, Scotland.

It is listed under Reefs and Shoals: Reef

Local authority: Orkney Islands Council

OS Grid Reference: ND404963

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Things to see and do near The Grinds

  • Fossil and Heritage Centre (4m)
  • Orkan Adventures (4m)
  • Christina Sargent Felt and Print Artist (4m)
  • Orkney Marine-life Aquarium (5m)
  • Italian Chapel (5m)
  • Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum (6m)
  • Orkney Chairmaker (8m)
  • Tomb of the Eagles (8m)
  • Highland Park Distillery (9m)
  • Pickaquoy Centre (9m)

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 Monday 11 December

06:00


Chance of rain 84%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
NW
Pressure 985
Humidity 99%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
NNW
Pressure 989
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
NNE
Pressure 991
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
N
Pressure 993
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
N
Pressure 995
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
NNW
Pressure 997
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
03:37 GMT
Low Tide
09:39 GMT
High Tide
15:51 GMT
Low Tide
22:38 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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