"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

The North Sound

The North 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: HY564462

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Things to see and do near The North Sound

  • Eday Spinners (5m)
  • Westray Heritage Centre (8m)
  • Isle Of Sanday Knitters (Ork) Ltd (8m)
  • Sui Generis Gallery (10m)
  • Rousay Wood Designs (12m)

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 59%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 4mph.
ENE
Pressure 985
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
NE
Pressure 989
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
N
Pressure 991
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 6mph.
N
Pressure 993
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 30%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
N
Pressure 995
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 28%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
N
Pressure 996
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
03:27 GMT
Low Tide
09:25 GMT
High Tide
15:41 GMT
Low Tide
22:24 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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