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 July 2019

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

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.