"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Hounton Head

Hounton Head is a coastal feature in Orkney, Scotland.

It is listed under Cliffs and Headlands: Cape

Local authority: Orkney Islands Council

OS Grid Reference: HY309038

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Things to see and do near Hounton Head

  • The Pier Arts Centre (5m)
  • Stromness Museum (5m)
  • Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum (5m)
  • Orkney Chairmaker (8m)
  • Corrigal Farm Museum (8m)
  • Pickaquoy Centre (9m)
  • North of Scotland Milk Marketing Board (9m)
  • Highland Park Distillery (9m)
  • Ortak Visitor Centre (10m)
  • The Orkney Museum (10m)

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 Friday 24 November

06:00


Chance of rain 65%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 13mph.
W
Pressure 995
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 42%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 12mph.
W
Pressure 996
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 83%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
WSW
Pressure 997
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 50%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 11mph.
W
Pressure 997
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 48%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
W
Pressure 997
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 64%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
W
Pressure 997
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
00:15 GMT
Low Tide
05:50 GMT
High Tide
12:21 GMT
Low Tide
18:24 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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