"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Kirk Sound

Kirk Sound is a water feature off the coast of Orkney, Scotland.

It is listed under Straits and Narrows: Sound

Local authority: Orkney Islands Council

OS Grid Reference: HY492017

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Things to see and do near Kirk Sound

  • Italian Chapel (1m)
  • Fossil and Heritage Centre (4m)
  • Orkan Adventures (4m)
  • Orkney Marine-life Aquarium (5m)
  • Highland Park Distillery (5m)
  • Corrigall Farm Museum (6m)
  • Maes Howe (6m)
  • Orkney Chairmaker (6m)
  • Bishop's and Earl's Palaces (6m)
  • The Orkney Museum (6m)

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 0%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSE
Pressure 1008
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
SSE
Pressure 1008
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 98%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 12mph.
SSE
Pressure 1006
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 36%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
S
Pressure 1005
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 1005
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1006
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
06:00 BST
(05:00 GMT)
High Tide
12:28 BST
(11:28 GMT)
Low Tide
18:13 BST
(17:13 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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