"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Pentland Firth

Pentland Firth is a water feature off the coast of Highland, Scotland.

It is listed under Rivers and Estuaries: Estuary

Local authority: Highland Council

OS Grid Reference: ND354833

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Things to see and do near Pentland Firth

  • Tomb of the Eagles (6m)
  • John O'Groats Knitwear Co (6m)
  • The Last House Museum (7m)
  • Caithness Candles (7m)
  • The Castle and Gardens of Mey (7m)
  • The Castle of Mey and Animal Centre (8m)
  • Christina Sargent Felt and Print Artist (8m)
  • Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum (8m)
  • Caithness Cottage Crafts (9m)
  • Orkney Marine-life Aquarium (10m)

Tourist Information

John O'Groats
Tourist Information Point
County Road
Caithness
Highlands and Islands
Scotland
KW1 4YR

Phone 01955 611 373
Email joginfo@btconnect.com
http://www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/highlands/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 22 April

06:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSE
Pressure 1002
Humidity 96%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
S
Pressure 1001
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 79%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSW
Pressure 999
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 78%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 999
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 32%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSW
Pressure 998
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 998
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
03:13 BST
(02:13 GMT)
Low Tide
09:30 BST
(08:30 GMT)
High Tide
15:58 BST
(14:58 GMT)
Low Tide
22:03 BST
(21:03 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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