"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Vatersay Island

Vatersay Island is a water feature off the coast of Western Isles, Scotland.

It is listed under Islands: Island

Local authority: Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

OS Grid Reference: NL634942

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Things to see and do near Vatersay Island

  • Dualchas: Barra Heritage and Cultural Centre (3m)

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 87%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 981
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 41%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 985
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 39%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 989
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 993
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 34%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 996
Humidity 71%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 83%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 999
Humidity 80%
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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