"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Birsay Bay

Birsay Bay is a coastal feature in Orkney, Scotland.

It is listed under Bays and Coves: Bay

Local authority: Orkney Islands Council

OS Grid Reference: HY237281

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Things to see and do near Birsay Bay

  • Kirbuster Museum (2m)
  • Skara Brae Prehistoric Village (6m)
  • Skaill House (6m)
  • Skara Brae and Skaill House (6m)
  • Broch of Gurness (8m)
  • Corrigal Farm Museum (9m)

Tourist Information

Stromness
Visitor Information Centre
Ferry Terminal Building
Pier Head
Orkney
Highlands and Islands
Scotland
KW16 3BH

Phone 01856 872 856
Email info@visitscotland.com
http://www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/orkney/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 18 January

06:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
E
Pressure 987
Humidity 100%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
W
Pressure 987
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WNW
Pressure 989
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 74%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 990
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 991
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 992
Humidity 77%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
04:08 GMT
High Tide
10:06 GMT
Low Tide
16:39 GMT
High Tide
22:35 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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