"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Skerry Sound

Skerry Sound is a water feature off the coast of Orkney, Scotland.

It is listed under Straits and Narrows: Sound

Local authority: Orkney Islands Council

OS Grid Reference: ND472999

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Things to see and do near Skerry Sound

  • Italian Chapel (1m)
  • Fossil and Heritage Centre (2m)
  • Orkan Adventures (3m)
  • Orkney Marine-life Aquarium (4m)
  • Christina Sargent Felt and Print Artist (5m)
  • Highland Park Distillery (6m)
  • Orkney Chairmaker (6m)
  • Bishop's and Earl's Palaces (7m)
  • The Orkney Museum (7m)
  • St Magnus Cathedral (7m)

Tourist Information

The Travel Centre
West Castle Street
Highlands and Islands
KW15 1GU

Phone 01856 872 856
Email info@visitscotland.com

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Saturday 20 January


Chance of rain 51%
Max temp. -0°C
(feels like -6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 995
Humidity 96%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 19%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 996
Humidity 96%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 44%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 998
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1000
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1003
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1006
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
05:04 GMT
High Tide
11:32 GMT
Low Tide
17:33 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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