Small Ports Information

Out Skerries

Out Skerries Pier

Out Skerries Pier-2 Photo

Out Skerries has a pier, marina and a fine sheltered anchorage in the natural harbour of Böd Voe even in the full force of North Sea storms. The facilities are good and the pier also has electricity.

Harbour Data

Position 60 25' N 00 45' W
Chart Reference 3284
North Coast of Scotland Pilot section ref 6.234
Berthage 45 metres
Water Depth 5.0 metres (consult chart for channel depth)
Tidal Date (estimated)

MHWS = 2.2 MHWN = 1.7
MLWS = 0.4 MLWN = 0.9

Tidal Differences Approx time of high water from Lerwick = minus 0015

Services Available

  • Water and stores are available at Out Skerries.
  • Major town services and fishmarkets are 40 miles away by road and ferry.
  • Net mending facilities are also available.