"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Balta Sound

Balta Sound is a water feature off the coast of Shetland, Scotland.

It is listed under Straits and Narrows: Sound

Local authority: Shetland Islands Council

OS Grid Reference: HP673062

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Things to see and do near Balta Sound

  • Muness Castle (3m)
  • Unst Boat Haven (5m)
  • Hermaness National Nature Reserve (6m)
  • Fetlar Interpretive Museum (10m)

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 21 January

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. -3°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 0mph, gusting to 2mph.
NNW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 98%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. -6°C
(feels like -8°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
N
Pressure 1010
Humidity 98%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 0°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
S
Pressure 1009
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSE
Pressure 1007
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSE
Pressure 1003
Humidity 79%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 48%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SSE
Pressure 1001
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
00:39 GMT
Low Tide
06:21 GMT
High Tide
12:38 GMT
Low Tide
18:53 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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