"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Duncansbay Head

Duncansbay Head is a coastal feature in Highland, Scotland.

It is listed under Cliffs and Headlands: Cape

Local authority: Highland Council

OS Grid Reference: ND401740

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Things to see and do near Duncansbay Head

  • Caithness Candles (1m)
  • John O'Groats Knitwear Co (1m)
  • The Last House Museum (2m)
  • Caithness Cottage Crafts (4m)
  • The Castle and Gardens of Mey (7m)
  • The Castle of Mey and Animal Centre (7m)
  • Tomb of the Eagles (7m)

Tourist Information

John O'Groats
Tourist Information Point
County Road
Highlands and Islands

Phone 01955 611 373
Email joginfo@btconnect.com

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 23 November


Chance of rain 94%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 978
Humidity 99%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 980
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 982
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 40%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 985
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 74%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 989
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 53%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 991
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
00:28 GMT
Low Tide
06:09 GMT
High Tide
12:34 GMT
Low Tide
18:36 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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