"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"


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

It is listed under Islands: Island

Local authority: Highland Council

OS Grid Reference: NG600284

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Things to see and do near Scalpay

  • Skye Serpentarium Reptile World (5m)
  • Living Light Candle Workshop (5m)
  • Kyle House (9m)
  • Sandaig Island Life Museum (10m)
  • The Bright Water Visitor Centre (10m)
  • Misty Isle Boat Trips (10m)
  • Seaprobe Atlantis (10m)
  • Bella Jane Boat Trips (11m)
  • The Aros Experience (12m)
  • Talla Dearg Gallery and Shop (12m)

Tourist Information

Kyle of Lochalsh
Tourist Information Point
Car Park
Highlands and Islands
IV40 8AQ

Email info@visitscotland.com

Seasonal opening

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 21 January


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. -1°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 0mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1008
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 0°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1006
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 93%
Max temp. 0°C
(feels like -6°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1002
Humidity 99%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 92%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 996
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 90%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 994
Humidity 95%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 68%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 996
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
03:15 GMT
High Tide
09:03 GMT
Low Tide
15:39 GMT
High Tide
21:25 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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