"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

The Nev

The Nev is a coastal feature in Orkney, Scotland.

It is listed under Cliffs and Headlands: Cape

Local authority: Orkney Islands Council

OS Grid Reference: ND432888

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Things to see and do near The Nev

  • Christina Sargent Felt and Print Artist (2m)
  • Tomb of the Eagles (3m)
  • Orkney Marine-life Aquarium (4m)
  • Orkan Adventures (5m)
  • Fossil and Heritage Centre (5m)
  • Italian Chapel (8m)
  • Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum (9m)
  • John O'Groats Knitwear Co (10m)
  • The Last House Museum (10m)
  • The Castle and Gardens of Mey (13m)

Tourist Information

John O'Groats
Tourist Information Point
County Road
Highlands and Islands

Phone 01955 611 373
Email joginfo@btconnect.com

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 21 January


Chance of rain 55%
Max temp. -1°C
(feels like -6°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1009
Humidity 100%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 16%
Max temp. 0°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1009
Humidity 97%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1007
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1003
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 95%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 14mph.
Pressure 998
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 98%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 13mph.
Pressure 995
Humidity 96%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
05:27 GMT
High Tide
11:51 GMT
Low Tide
17:59 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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