Kettletoft Bay Beach

Kettletoft Bay Beach is a sandy and stone sheltered bay to the east of the village of Kettletoft on the south coast of Sanday in the Orkney Islands. On the headland to the east, you have the Quoyness Chambered Cairn.
Kettletoft is the main settlement on the south of the island and you have a choice of places to eat. The harbour at Kettletoft was the main harbour on Sanday during the 19th-century herring boom, although now the ferries arrive and depart from Loth to the west.

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Kettletoft Bay Beach.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 4 beaches at Sanday, 18 beaches in Orkney Islands, or check our list of Orkney Islands Dog Friendly Beaches.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 15.5℃ to 16.1℃ with wind speed 5.9 m/sec (SW)
Wednesday, Aug 10
Expect a temp in the range 14.7℃ to 15.4℃ with wind speed 8.8 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Aug 11
Expect a temp in the range 14.3℃ to 14.8℃ with wind speed 7.3 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Aug 12
Expect a temp in the range 13℃ to 13.3℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (W)
Saturday, Aug 13
Expect a temp in the range 14.1℃ to 14.2℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (SE)
Sunday, Aug 14
Expect a temp in the range 13.4℃ to 13.8℃ with wind speed 4.4 m/sec (NE)
Monday, Aug 15
Expect a temp in the range 14℃ to 14.2℃ with wind speed 4.5 m/sec (ENE)

Sanday weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Kettletoft Bay Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Kettletoft Bay Beach is at Kettletoft Pier 0.95 km (0.59 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Tue 09 Aug
   Low Tide at 02:55 (Height 1.37m)
   High Tide at 09:10 (Height 3.02m)
   Low Tide at 15:26 (Height 1.32m)
   High Tide at 21:34 (Height 3.12m)
Wed 10 Aug
   Low Tide at 04:00 (Height 1.11m)
   High Tide at 10:19 (Height 3.20m)
   Low Tide at 16:22 (Height 1.20m)
   High Tide at 22:32 (Height 3.33m)
Thu 11 Aug
   Low Tide at 04:53 (Height 0.84m)
   High Tide at 11:15 (Height 3.38m)
   Low Tide at 17:10 (Height 1.09m)
   High Tide at 23:23 (Height 3.53m)
Fri 12 Aug
   Low Tide at 05:42 (Height 0.61m)
   High Tide at 12:04 (Height 3.50m)
   Low Tide at 17:54 (Height 0.99m)
   High Tide at 00:09 (Height 3.68m)
Sat 13 Aug
   Low Tide at 06:27 (Height 0.46m)
   High Tide at 12:50 (Height 3.53m)
   Low Tide at 18:35 (Height 0.93m)
   High Tide at 00:53 (Height 3.76m)
Sun 14 Aug
   Low Tide at 07:11 (Height 0.42m)
   High Tide at 13:34 (Height 3.48m)
   Low Tide at 19:16 (Height 0.94m)
Mon 15 Aug
   High Tide at 01:37 (Height 3.75m)
   Low Tide at 07:53 (Height 0.50m)
   High Tide at 14:17 (Height 3.36m)
   Low Tide at 19:54 (Height 1.01m)

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