"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Yinstay Head

Yinstay Head is a coastal feature in Orkney, Scotland.

It is listed under Cliffs and Headlands: Cape

Local authority: Orkney Islands Council

OS Grid Reference: HY512109

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Things to see and do near Yinstay Head

  • Highland Park Distillery (4m)
  • Bishop's and Earl's Palaces (4m)
  • St Magnus Cathedral (4m)
  • The Orkney Museum (4m)
  • Ortak Visitor Centre (4m)
  • Pickaquoy Centre (4m)
  • North of Scotland Milk Marketing Board (4m)
  • Corrigall Farm Museum (5m)
  • Maes Howe (5m)

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 25 April

06:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 43%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SW
Pressure 999
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 20%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SW
Pressure 999
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SW
Pressure 999
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSW
Pressure 999
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:40 BST
(00:40 GMT)
High Tide
07:34 BST
(06:34 GMT)
Low Tide
14:19 BST
(13:19 GMT)
High Tide
20:33 BST
(19:33 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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