"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 Friday 19 January

06:00


Chance of rain 94%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
WSW
Pressure 993
Humidity 100%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 59%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
SW
Pressure 993
Humidity 95%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 52%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SW
Pressure 992
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 58%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
WSW
Pressure 992
Humidity 96%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 49%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 992
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 13%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
WSW
Pressure 993
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
05:34 GMT
High Tide
11:37 GMT
Low Tide
18:01 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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