Holy Island causeway safe crossing times

IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTES:

The times provided are for those people who wish to use the Lindisfarne Causeway ROAD to access (or return from) Holy island. The times should be treated with caution, as local weather conditions (such as high wind) can change them. Always allow 30 minutes extra time to compensate for these variables.

There is also a marked WALKING ROUTE OVER THE SANDS/MUD, however THESE TIMES DO NOT APPLY TO IT. If you intend to use this route, please do it during daylight hours with someone who has local knowledge and NEVER CROSS DURING A RISING TIDE. You should therefore aim to have completed this walk BEFORE the mid-point of the safe-to-cross time period.

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Safe Crossing Times for January 2022

Date Safe to cross Unsafe to cross Safe to cross Unsafe to cross
Sat 1st 04:15 until 11:05 11:05 until 16:45 16:45 until 23:25 23:25 until 05:30 (Sun)
Sun 2nd 05:30 until 11:45 11:45 until 17:50 17:50 until 00:10 (Mon) 00:10 (Mon) until 06:40 (Mon)
Mon 3rd 06:40 until 12:30 12:30 until 18:50 18:50 until 01:00 (Tue) 01:00 (Tue) until 07:35 (Tue)
Tue 4th 07:35 until 13:20 13:20 until 19:45 19:45 until 01:50 (Wed) 01:50 (Wed) until 08:20 (Wed)
Wed 5th 08:20 until 14:10 14:10 until 20:30 20:30 until 02:45 (Thu) 02:45 (Thu) until 08:55 (Thu)
Thu 6th 08:55 until 15:05 15:05 until 21:10 21:10 until 03:45 (Fri) 03:45 (Fri) until 09:25 (Fri)
Fri 7th 09:25 until 16:00 16:00 until 21:45 21:45 until 04:50 (Sat) 04:50 (Sat) until 09:50 (Sat)
Sat 8th 09:50 until 17:00 17:00 until 22:15 22:15 until 05:55 (Sun) 05:55 (Sun) until 10:20 (Sun)
Sun 9th 10:20 until 18:05 18:05 until 22:50 22:50 until 07:00 (Mon) 07:00 (Mon) until 10:55 (Mon)
Mon 10th 10:55 until 19:10 19:10 until 23:25 23:25 until 08:00 (Tue) 08:00 (Tue) until 11:45 (Tue)
Tue 11th 11:45 until 20:15 20:15 until 00:15 (Wed) 00:15 (Wed) until 09:05 (Wed) 09:05 (Wed) until 12:40 (Wed)
Wed 12th 00:15 until 09:05 09:05 until 12:40 12:40 until 21:20 21:20 until 01:10 (Thu)
Thu 13th 01:10 until 10:05 10:05 until 13:50 13:50 until 22:25 22:25 until 02:20 (Fri)
Fri 14th 02:20 until 10:55 10:55 until 15:05 15:05 until 23:15 23:15 until 03:30 (Sat)
Sat 15th 03:30 until 11:35 11:35 until 16:10 16:10 until 23:55 23:55 until 04:30 (Sun)
Sun 16th 04:30 until 12:10 12:10 until 17:05 17:05 until 00:30 (Mon) 00:30 (Mon) until 05:20 (Mon)
Mon 17th 05:20 until 12:40 12:40 until 17:55 17:55 until 01:00 (Tue) 01:00 (Tue) until 06:05 (Tue)
Tue 18th 06:05 until 13:10 13:10 until 18:35 18:35 until 01:30 (Wed) 01:30 (Wed) until 06:45 (Wed)
Wed 19th 06:45 until 13:45 13:45 until 19:15 19:15 until 02:00 (Thu) 02:00 (Thu) until 07:25 (Thu)
Thu 20th 07:25 until 14:15 14:15 until 19:50 19:50 until 02:40 (Fri) 02:40 (Fri) until 08:00 (Fri)
Fri 21st 08:00 until 14:50 14:50 until 20:20 20:20 until 03:20 (Sat) 03:20 (Sat) until 08:30 (Sat)
Sat 22nd 08:30 until 15:30 15:30 until 20:50 20:50 until 04:00 (Sun) 04:00 (Sun) until 09:00 (Sun)
Sun 23rd 09:00 until 16:10 16:10 until 21:20 21:20 until 04:50 (Mon) 04:50 (Mon) until 09:35 (Mon)
Mon 24th 09:35 until 16:55 16:55 until 21:55 21:55 until 05:45 (Tue) 05:45 (Tue) until 10:10 (Tue)
Tue 25th 10:10 until 17:55 17:55 until 22:35 22:35 until 06:45 (Wed) 06:45 (Wed) until 10:55 (Wed)
Wed 26th 10:55 until 19:00 19:00 until 23:30 23:30 until 07:55 (Thu) 07:55 (Thu) until 11:55 (Thu)
Thu 27th 11:55 until 20:20 20:20 until 00:40 (Fri) 00:40 (Fri) until 09:05 (Fri) 09:05 (Fri) until 13:15 (Fri)
Fri 28th 00:40 until 09:05 09:05 until 13:15 13:15 until 21:35 21:35 until 02:10 (Sat)
Sat 29th 02:10 until 10:10 10:10 until 14:45 14:45 until 22:35 22:35 until 03:40 (Sun)
Sun 30th 03:40 until 11:00 11:00 until 16:10 16:10 until 23:25 23:25 until 05:05 (Mon)
Mon 31st 05:05 until 11:45 11:45 until 17:30 17:30 until 00:10 (Tue) 00:10 (Tue) until 06:20 (Tue)

These times are given in good faith but Northumberland County Council accept no responsibility for any inaccuracies.

Calculations are based on predictions for Leith supplied by Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory, Copyright reserved.