"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

North Head

North Head is a coastal feature in Orkney, Scotland.

It is listed under Cliffs and Headlands: Peninsula

Local authority: Orkney Islands Council

OS Grid Reference: HY446222

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Things to see and do near North Head

  • Broch of Gurness (5m)
  • Rousay Wood Designs (6m)
  • Ortak Visitor Centre (7m)
  • North of Scotland Milk Marketing Board (7m)
  • Pickaquoy Centre (7m)
  • St Magnus Cathedral (7m)
  • The Orkney Museum (7m)
  • Bishop's and Earl's Palaces (7m)
  • Highland Park Distillery (8m)
  • Corrigal Farm Museum (8m)

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 Wednesday 28 June

06:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
E
Pressure 1010
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
E
Pressure 1011
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
ENE
Pressure 1011
Humidity 67%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 6mph.
ENE
Pressure 1010
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 6mph.
NE
Pressure 1010
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
NE
Pressure 1009
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality
High Tide
01:07 BST
(00:07 GMT)
Low Tide
07:41 BST
(06:41 GMT)
High Tide
13:49 BST
(12:49 GMT)
Low Tide
19:46 BST
(18:46 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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