Start Point Lighthouse, sanday, Orkney Islands
  • Profile

    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


    Light rain tomorrow through next Monday, with high temperatures falling to 11°C on Sunday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon and windy in the evening.
     
    5
    -> 
    11
       39%  40%   14 mph
      6:59 am    7:05 pm
    Tuesday, Sep 25th
     Windy throughout the day and light rain overnight.
     
    11
    -> 
    14
       67%  99%   29 mph
      7:02 am    7:02 pm

    Wednesday, Sep 26th
     Light rain in the morning and breezy in the afternoon.
     
    11
    -> 
    13
       94%  100%   14 mph
      7:04 am    6:59 pm
    Thursday, Sep 27th
     Light rain in the morning.
     
    10
    -> 
    11
       87%  94%   16 mph
      7:06 am    6:56 pm

    Friday, Sep 28th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy overnight.
     
    10
    -> 
    11
       16%  52%   17 mph
      7:08 am    6:53 pm
    Saturday, Sep 29th
     Windy and overcast throughout the day.
     
    10
    -> 
    12
       50%  99%   29 mph
      7:11 am    6:50 pm

    Sunday, Sep 30th
     Windy in the morning and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    10
    -> 
    11
       39%  82%   20 mph
      7:13 am    6:47 pm
    Monday, Oct 1st
     Windy throughout the day and rain in the evening.
     
    10
    -> 
    13
       80%  97%   21 mph
      7:15 am    6:44 pm

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