"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Roan Head

Roan Head is a coastal feature in Orkney, Scotland.

It is listed under Cliffs and Headlands: Cape

Local authority: Orkney Islands Council

OS Grid Reference: ND385963

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Things to see and do near Roan Head

  • Fossil and Heritage Centre (5m)
  • Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum (5m)
  • Christina Sargent Felt and Print Artist (5m)
  • Orkan Adventures (5m)
  • Orkney Marine-life Aquarium (6m)
  • Italian Chapel (6m)
  • Orkney Chairmaker (8m)
  • Tomb of the Eagles (9m)
  • Highland Park Distillery (9m)
  • Pickaquoy Centre (10m)

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 Monday 11 December

06:00


Chance of rain 58%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
N
Pressure 986
Humidity 99%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 45%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
NNW
Pressure 989
Humidity 95%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
N
Pressure 991
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
N
Pressure 993
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
N
Pressure 996
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
NW
Pressure 997
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
03:37 GMT
Low Tide
09:39 GMT
High Tide
15:51 GMT
Low Tide
22:38 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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