"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Handa Island

Handa Island is a water feature off the coast of Highland, Scotland.

It is listed under Islands: Island

Local authority: Highland Council

OS Grid Reference: NC129464

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Things to see and do near Handa Island

  • Handa Island Wildlife Reserve (2m)
  • Maryck Memories of Childhood (11m)

Tourist Information

Assynt Visitor Centre
Main Street
by Lairg, Sutherland
Highlands and Islands
IV27 4LX

Phone 01571 844 194
Email info@visitscotland.com

Seasonal opening

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 24 January


Chance of rain 21%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 13mph.
Pressure 975
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 87%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 17mph.
Pressure 968
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 94%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 11mph, gusting to 18mph.
Pressure 967
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 86%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 13mph.
Pressure 973
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 80%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 979
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 34%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 983
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
05:33 GMT
High Tide
11:45 GMT
Low Tide
18:06 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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