"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Barra Island

Barra 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: NL668995

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Things to see and do near Barra Island

  • Dualchas: Barra Heritage and Cultural Centre (1m)

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 Tuesday 16 January


Chance of rain 88%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -7°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 14mph.
Pressure 981
Humidity 97%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 47%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 15mph.
Pressure 980
Humidity 73%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 24%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 978
Humidity 69%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 68%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -5°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 13mph.
Pressure 977
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 58%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 12mph.
Pressure 974
Humidity 74%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 46%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 975
Humidity 81%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
05:51 GMT
Low Tide
12:06 GMT
High Tide
18:13 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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