"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Head of Work

Head of Work is a coastal feature in Orkney, Scotland.

It is listed under Cliffs and Headlands: Cape

Local authority: Orkney Islands Council

OS Grid Reference: HY483128

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Things to see and do near Head of Work

  • St Magnus Cathedral (2m)
  • Bishop's and Earl's Palaces (3m)
  • The Orkney Museum (3m)
  • Ortak Visitor Centre (3m)
  • North of Scotland Milk Marketing Board (3m)
  • Pickaquoy Centre (3m)
  • Highland Park Distillery (3m)
  • Orkney Chairmaker (4m)

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 Friday 20 July

06:00


Chance of rain 62%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
S
Pressure 1011
Humidity 95%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 16%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SSW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
WSW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 39%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
SSW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 40%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
04:52 BST
(03:52 GMT)
Low Tide
11:13 BST
(10:13 GMT)
High Tide
17:43 BST
(16:43 GMT)
Low Tide
23:30 BST
(22:30 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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