"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 Sunday 21 January

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. -1°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
SSW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 95%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. -1°C
(feels like -5°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
S
Pressure 1009
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSE
Pressure 1007
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 10mph.
SE
Pressure 1003
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 88%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -6°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 12mph.
SSE
Pressure 998
Humidity 95%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 96%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -5°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 13mph.
SSE
Pressure 994
Humidity 97%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
00:40 GMT
Low Tide
06:36 GMT
High Tide
12:46 GMT
Low Tide
19:09 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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