"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Costa Head

Costa Head is a coastal feature in Orkney, Scotland.

It is listed under Cliffs and Headlands: Cape

Local authority: Orkney Islands Council

OS Grid Reference: HY314298

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Things to see and do near Costa Head

  • Kirbuster Museum (3m)
  • Broch of Gurness (4m)
  • Rousay Wood Designs (8m)
  • Corrigal Farm Museum (8m)
  • Skara Brae Prehistoric Village (8m)
  • Skaill House (8m)
  • Skara Brae and Skaill House (8m)

Tourist Information

Stromness
Visitor Information Centre
Ferry Terminal Building
Pier Head
Orkney
Highlands and Islands
Scotland
KW16 3BH

Phone 01856 872 856
Email info@visitscotland.com
http://www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/orkney/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Monday 21 August

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 2mph.
S
Pressure 1022
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
E
Pressure 1023
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
ESE
Pressure 1022
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
ESE
Pressure 1022
Humidity 66%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
ESE
Pressure 1022
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
ESE
Pressure 1023
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
03:57 BST
(02:57 GMT)
High Tide
10:03 BST
(09:03 GMT)
Low Tide
16:11 BST
(15:11 GMT)
High Tide
22:15 BST
(21:15 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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