"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Needle Point

Needle Point is a coastal feature in Orkney, Scotland.

It is listed under Cliffs and Headlands: Point

Local authority: Orkney Islands Council

OS Grid Reference: ND442943

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Things to see and do near Needle Point

  • Christina Sargent Felt and Print Artist (2m)
  • Fossil and Heritage Centre (2m)
  • Orkan Adventures (2m)
  • Orkney Marine-life Aquarium (2m)
  • Italian Chapel (5m)
  • Tomb of the Eagles (6m)
  • Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum (9m)
  • Orkney Chairmaker (9m)
  • Highland Park Distillery (9m)
  • Corrigall Farm Museum (11m)

Tourist Information

Kirkwall
The Travel Centre
West Castle Street
Orkney
Highlands and Islands
Scotland
KW15 1GU

Phone 01856 872 856
Email info@visitscotland.com
http://www.visitscotland.com/travel/information/centres

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 17 August

06:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 1001
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
S
Pressure 1000
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
S
Pressure 1001
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
S
Pressure 1001
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
S
Pressure 1001
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
05:38 BST
(04:38 GMT)
Low Tide
12:12 BST
(11:12 GMT)
High Tide
18:23 BST
(17:23 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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