"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Roan Head

Roan Head is a coastal feature in Orkney, Scotland.

It is listed under Cliffs and Headlands: Cape

Local authority: Orkney Islands Council

OS Grid Reference: ND385963

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Things to see and do near Roan Head

  • Fossil and Heritage Centre (5m)
  • Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum (5m)
  • Christina Sargent Felt and Print Artist (5m)
  • Orkan Adventures (5m)
  • Orkney Marine-life Aquarium (6m)
  • Italian Chapel (6m)
  • Orkney Chairmaker (8m)
  • Tomb of the Eagles (9m)
  • Highland Park Distillery (9m)
  • Pickaquoy Centre (10m)

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 87%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 13mph.
SSE
Pressure 976
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 42%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 13mph.
SSW
Pressure 972
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 56%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 15mph.
SSW
Pressure 969
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 83%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 11mph, gusting to 16mph.
WSW
Pressure 969
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 77%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 14mph.
W
Pressure 975
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 37%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
W
Pressure 980
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
01:51 GMT
Low Tide
07:30 GMT
High Tide
14:00 GMT
Low Tide
20:17 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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