"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 Thursday 25 May

06:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
WNW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 97%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
W
Pressure 1023
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
S
Pressure 1023
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SE
Pressure 1022
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
ESE
Pressure 1021
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
ESE
Pressure 1021
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
05:30 BST
(04:30 GMT)
High Tide
11:42 BST
(10:42 GMT)
Low Tide
17:53 BST
(16:53 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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