"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Cantick Head

Cantick Head is a coastal feature in Orkney, Scotland.

It is listed under Cliffs and Headlands: Cape

Local authority: Orkney Islands Council

OS Grid Reference: ND345889

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Things to see and do near Cantick Head

  • Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum (5m)
  • Christina Sargent Felt and Print Artist (7m)
  • Tomb of the Eagles (7m)
  • Orkney Marine-life Aquarium (9m)
  • Fossil and Heritage Centre (9m)
  • Orkan Adventures (9m)
  • John O'Groats Knitwear Co (10m)
  • The Castle and Gardens of Mey (10m)
  • The Last House Museum (10m)
  • Italian Chapel (11m)

Tourist Information

John O'Groats
Tourist Information Point
County Road
Caithness
Highlands and Islands
Scotland
KW1 4YR

Phone 01955 611 373
Email joginfo@btconnect.com
http://www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/highlands/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 18 August

06:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
ENE
Pressure 998
Humidity 96%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 2mph.
ESE
Pressure 998
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
NE
Pressure 996
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 50%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
NNW
Pressure 995
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 53%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
NW
Pressure 995
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
NW
Pressure 996
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
06:59 BST
(05:59 GMT)
Low Tide
13:27 BST
(12:27 GMT)
High Tide
19:35 BST
(18:35 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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