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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 Tuesday 11 December

Today
Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 22mph
Max UV Index
Tonight
Chance of rain 9%
Min temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 27mph

The tide at West Voe Sands is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 1:12 AM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 6:49 AM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   9.5°C  

Detailed weather and tides »

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

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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.

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