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West Voe Sands

Shetland Islands, Scotland

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West Voe Sands is a long sweeping white sand beach located on the southern tip of Shetland where the North Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean.

The beach is easily accessed and popular with dog walkers and families. Picnic tables with views down over the beach are available for use.

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Weather and tides for Wednesday 28 February

Chance of rain 21%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 20mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 82%
Min temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 29mph

The tide at West Voe Sands is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 6:43 AM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 1:10 PM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Moderate

Approximate sea surface temperature:   7.4°C  

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Things to do and see in the area

Jarlshof Prehistoric and Norse Settlement (0.4 miles)
Sumburgh Head Lighthouse (1.6 miles)
Croft House Museum (2.7 miles)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Scatness

Location type: Rural

OS Grid: HU395102

Country: Scotland

Local Authority: Shetland Islands

Nearest postcode: ZE3 9JP

(for sat-nav purposes only, a beach does not have a postal address!)

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Visitor information for West Voe Sands, Shetland Islands, Scotland. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

British Beaches is a Good Stuff website. Wed, 28 Feb 2024 02:36:19 +0000