"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"


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

It is listed under Islands: Island

Local authority: Shetland Islands Council

OS Grid Reference: HU362370

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Things to see and do near Papa

  • Scalloway Museum (3m)
  • Scalloway Castle and Shetland Woollen Company (3m)
  • Scalloway Pool (3m)
  • The Bremen Bod and coastal town (4m)
  • Bressays Heritage Centre (4m)
  • Mousa Boat Trips (7m)
  • Clickimin Leisure Complex Pools (7m)
  • Bod of Gremista and Textile Museum (7m)
  • Shetland Museum and Archives (7m)
  • Anderson & Co (7m)

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 Sunday 21 January


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. -0°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1009
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 16%
Max temp. -5°C
(feels like -7°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
Pressure 1010
Humidity 98%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1008
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1006
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1002
Humidity 78%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 91%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 1000
Humidity 96%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
05:16 GMT
High Tide
11:30 GMT
Low Tide
17:48 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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