"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Point of Backaquoy

Point of Backaquoy is a coastal feature in Orkney, Scotland.

It is listed under Cliffs and Headlands: Point

Local authority: Orkney Islands Council

OS Grid Reference: HY388148

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Things to see and do near Point of Backaquoy

  • North of Scotland Milk Marketing Board (4m)
  • Ortak Visitor Centre (4m)
  • Pickaquoy Centre (4m)
  • Corrigal Farm Museum (4m)
  • Orkney Chairmaker (4m)
  • The Orkney Museum (4m)
  • St Magnus Cathedral (4m)
  • Bishop's and Earl's Palaces (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 24 January

06:00


Chance of rain 90%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 12mph.
SSE
Pressure 977
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 45%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 13mph.
SSW
Pressure 971
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 58%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 15mph.
SSW
Pressure 969
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 84%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 16mph.
WSW
Pressure 969
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 68%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 14mph.
W
Pressure 974
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 37%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 979
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
03:03 GMT
Low Tide
08:54 GMT
High Tide
15:03 GMT
Low Tide
21:39 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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