"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Water Sound

Water 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: ND481943

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Things to see and do near Water Sound

  • Orkney Marine-life Aquarium (0m)
  • Orkan Adventures (1m)
  • Fossil and Heritage Centre (2m)
  • Christina Sargent Felt and Print Artist (2m)
  • Italian Chapel (4m)
  • Tomb of the Eagles (6m)
  • Corrigall Farm Museum (9m)
  • Maes Howe (9m)
  • Highland Park Distillery (9m)
  • Orkney Chairmaker (10m)

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 Tuesday 14 August

06:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SW
Pressure 1008
Humidity 96%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 55%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSW
Pressure 1007
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 90%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSW
Pressure 1007
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 56%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSW
Pressure 1007
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 43%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSW
Pressure 1006
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1007
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
02:00 BST
(01:00 GMT)
Low Tide
08:17 BST
(07:17 GMT)
High Tide
14:33 BST
(13:33 GMT)
Low Tide
20:23 BST
(19:23 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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