"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Costa Head

Costa Head is a coastal feature in Orkney, Scotland.

It is listed under Cliffs and Headlands: Cape

Local authority: Orkney Islands Council

OS Grid Reference: HY314298

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Things to see and do near Costa Head

  • Kirbuster Museum (3m)
  • Broch of Gurness (4m)
  • Rousay Wood Designs (8m)
  • Corrigal Farm Museum (8m)
  • Skara Brae Prehistoric Village (8m)
  • Skaill House (8m)
  • Skara Brae and Skaill House (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 Wednesday 24 January

06:00


Chance of rain 98%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 10mph.
SE
Pressure 979
Humidity 99%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 47%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
S
Pressure 970
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 49%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 11mph, gusting to 16mph.
SSW
Pressure 965
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 52%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 13mph.
WSW
Pressure 965
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 54%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 11mph.
W
Pressure 973
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 13%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 10mph.
W
Pressure 979
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
02:04 GMT
Low Tide
07:48 GMT
High Tide
14:14 GMT
Low Tide
20:33 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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