"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Sound of Hoxa

Sound of Hoxa 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: ND384926

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Things to see and do near Sound of Hoxa

  • Christina Sargent Felt and Print Artist (5m)
  • Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum (5m)
  • Fossil and Heritage Centre (6m)
  • Orkney Marine-life Aquarium (6m)
  • Orkan Adventures (6m)
  • Tomb of the Eagles (7m)
  • Italian Chapel (8m)

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 Wednesday 24 January

06:00


Chance of rain 98%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 11mph.
SE
Pressure 979
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
SSW
Pressure 971
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 24%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 15mph.
SSW
Pressure 967
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 93%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 12mph, gusting to 17mph.
WSW
Pressure 967
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 63%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 14mph.
W
Pressure 974
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 20%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 11mph.
W
Pressure 980
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
01:51 GMT
Low Tide
07:30 GMT
High Tide
14:00 GMT
Low Tide
20:17 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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