"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Bay of Kirkwall

Bay of Kirkwall is a coastal feature in Orkney, Scotland.

It is listed under Bays and Coves: Bay

Local authority: Orkney Islands Council

OS Grid Reference: HY455129

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Things to see and do near Bay of Kirkwall

  • Ortak Visitor Centre (1m)
  • St Magnus Cathedral (1m)
  • North of Scotland Milk Marketing Board (1m)
  • The Orkney Museum (1m)
  • Bishop's and Earl's Palaces (1m)
  • Pickaquoy Centre (1m)
  • Highland Park Distillery (2m)
  • Orkney Chairmaker (3m)

Tourist Information

Kirkwall
The Travel Centre
West Castle Street
Orkney
Highlands and Islands
Scotland
KW15 1GU

Phone 01856 872 856
Email info@visitscotland.com
http://www.visitscotland.com/travel/information/centres

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Monday 23 October

06:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSE
Pressure 1008
Humidity 95%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
SSE
Pressure 1007
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 98%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
SSE
Pressure 1005
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 29%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
S
Pressure 1005
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 32%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 1005
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1006
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
07:09 BST
(06:09 GMT)
High Tide
13:15 BST
(12:15 GMT)
Low Tide
19:23 BST
(18:23 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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