"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Scad Head

Scad Head is a coastal feature in Orkney, Scotland.

It is listed under Cliffs and Headlands: Cape

Local authority: Orkney Islands Council

OS Grid Reference: HY290002

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Things to see and do near Scad Head

  • Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum (3m)
  • The Pier Arts Centre (6m)
  • Stromness Museum (6m)
  • Orkney Chairmaker (10m)
  • Pickaquoy Centre (11m)
  • North of Scotland Milk Marketing Board (12m)
  • Ortak Visitor Centre (12m)
  • Bishop's and Earl's Palaces (12m)
  • The Orkney Museum (12m)
  • St Magnus Cathedral (12m)

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 21 October

06:00


Chance of rain 92%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 11mph.
SE
Pressure 994
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 79%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
SE
Pressure 993
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 27%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
SE
Pressure 992
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SE
Pressure 993
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
ESE
Pressure 994
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 43%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
ESE
Pressure 995
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
04:31 BST
(03:31 GMT)
High Tide
10:40 BST
(09:40 GMT)
Low Tide
16:43 BST
(15:43 GMT)
High Tide
22:58 BST
(21:58 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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