Start Point Lighthouse, sanday, Orkney Islands
  • About Us

    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


    Rain on Saturday, with high temperatures rising to 18°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
    13
    -> 
    15
       42%  97%   12 mph
      4:34 am    9:59 pm
    Monday, Jul 23rd
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
    13
    -> 
    15
       44%  95%   2 mph
      4:36 am    9:57 pm

    Tuesday, Jul 24th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    13
    -> 
    16
       37%  72%   5 mph
      4:38 am    9:55 pm
    Wednesday, Jul 25th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    14
    -> 
    16
       20%  59%   8 mph
      4:41 am    9:53 pm

    Thursday, Jul 26th
     Mostly cloudy until afternoon.
     
    15
    -> 
    16
       26%  43%   14 mph
      4:43 am    9:51 pm
    Friday, Jul 27th
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
     
    15
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    18
       15%  62%   18 mph
      4:45 am    9:48 pm

    Saturday, Jul 28th
     Rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
    16
    -> 
    16
       62%  34%   10 mph
      4:47 am    9:46 pm
    Sunday, Jul 29th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
    15
    -> 
    17
       32%  23%   15 mph
      4:49 am    9:44 pm

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