"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Point of Oxan

Point of Oxan is a coastal feature in Orkney, Scotland.

It is listed under Cliffs and Headlands: Point

Local authority: Orkney Islands Council

OS Grid Reference: HY243058

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Things to see and do near Point of Oxan

  • The Pier Arts Centre (2m)
  • Stromness Museum (2m)
  • Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum (7m)
  • Skaill House (8m)
  • Skara Brae and Skaill House (8m)
  • Skara Brae Prehistoric Village (8m)
  • Corrigal Farm Museum (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 Saturday 22 July

06:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SE
Pressure 1014
Humidity 97%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
ESE
Pressure 1015
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
ESE
Pressure 1016
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
ESE
Pressure 1015
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
E
Pressure 1015
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 13%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
ENE
Pressure 1015
Humidity 98%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:46 BST
(01:46 GMT)
High Tide
09:05 BST
(08:05 GMT)
Low Tide
15:06 BST
(14:06 GMT)
High Tide
21:24 BST
(20:24 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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