"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Sound of Fara

Sound of Fara 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: HY544369

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Things to see and do near Sound of Fara

  • Eday Spinners (1m)
  • Sui Generis Gallery (4m)
  • Rousay Wood Designs (7m)
  • Isle Of Sanday Knitters (Ork) Ltd (9m)
  • Westray Heritage Centre (10m)

Tourist Information

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

Phone 01856 872 856
Email info@visitscotland.com
http://www.visitscotland.com/travel/information/centres

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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 7mph.
SSE
Pressure 1002
Humidity 97%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
S
Pressure 1000
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SW
Pressure 999
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 85%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
W
Pressure 998
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 88%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 997
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 41%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SW
Pressure 998
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
02:23 BST
(01:23 GMT)
Low Tide
08:38 BST
(07:38 GMT)
High Tide
15:08 BST
(14:08 GMT)
Low Tide
21:10 BST
(20:10 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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