Start Point Lighthouse, sanday, Orkney Islands
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    Start Point Lighthouse Information

    Start Point Lighthouse was built by Robert Stevenson and completed on 2 October 1806. This was the first Scottish lighthouse to have a revolving light and since 1915 has exhibited distinctive black and white vertical stripes which are unique in Scotland.

    The light was automated in 1962 and is powered by a bank of solar panels.

  • Weather


    7-day Weather Forecast


    No precipitation throughout the week, with high temperatures falling to 8°C next Monday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    7
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    9
       7%  71%   15 mph
      8:14 am    3:38 pm
    Tuesday, Nov 20th
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
    7
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    8
       21%  95%   16 mph
      8:16 am    3:36 pm

    Wednesday, Nov 21st
     Windy and overcast throughout the day.
     
    7
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    9
       34%  99%   29 mph
      8:18 am    3:34 pm
    Thursday, Nov 22nd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    8
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    9
       38%  90%   22 mph
      8:21 am    3:33 pm

    Friday, Nov 23rd
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
    7
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    8
       23%  99%   20 mph
      8:23 am    3:31 pm
    Saturday, Nov 24th
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
    8
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    8
       28%  100%   17 mph
      8:25 am    3:29 pm

    Sunday, Nov 25th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    7
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    8
       26%  80%   12 mph
      8:27 am    3:28 pm
    Monday, Nov 26th
     Foggy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
    7
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    8
       53%  66%   20 mph
      8:30 am    3:26 pm

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