"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Lax Firth

Lax Firth is a coastal feature in Shetland, Scotland.

It is listed under Bays and Coves: Bay

Local authority: Shetland Islands Council

OS Grid Reference: HU453501

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Things to see and do near Lax Firth

  • Bod of Gremista and Textile Museum (4m)
  • Shetland Museum and Archives (5m)
  • Clickimin Leisure Complex Pools (6m)
  • Fort Charlotte (6m)
  • Anderson & Co (6m)
  • Crochet In Shetland Wool (6m)
  • Scalloway Pool (7m)
  • Scalloway Castle and Shetland Woollen Company (7m)
  • Scalloway Museum (7m)
  • West Mainland Leisure Centre (8m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Market Cross
Highlands and Islands

Phone 01595 693 434
Email info@visitscotland.com

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 24 January


Chance of rain 51%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 983
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 96%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 12mph.
Pressure 974
Humidity 97%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 55%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 13mph.
Pressure 967
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 88%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 13mph.
Pressure 961
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 55%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 12mph.
Pressure 964
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 61%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 971
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
03:29 GMT
Low Tide
09:16 GMT
High Tide
15:33 GMT
Low Tide
21:58 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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