"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Banks

Banks is a coastal feature in Orkney, Scotland.

It is listed under Cliffs and Headlands: Point

Local authority: Orkney Islands Council

OS Grid Reference: HY408222

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Things to see and do near Banks

  • Broch of Gurness (3m)
  • Rousay Wood Designs (6m)
  • Corrigal Farm Museum (6m)
  • North of Scotland Milk Marketing Board (7m)
  • Ortak Visitor Centre (7m)
  • Pickaquoy Centre (7m)
  • St Magnus Cathedral (7m)
  • The Orkney Museum (7m)
  • Bishop's and Earl's Palaces (8m)
  • Orkney Chairmaker (8m)

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 Tuesday 28 March

06:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
ESE
Pressure 1020
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 13%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
ESE
Pressure 1019
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 52%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
ESE
Pressure 1018
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 54%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
E
Pressure 1016
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 50%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
E
Pressure 1016
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 20%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 6mph.
E
Pressure 1016
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
04:27 BST
(03:27 GMT)
High Tide
10:29 BST
(09:29 GMT)
Low Tide
16:53 BST
(15:53 GMT)
High Tide
22:56 BST
(21:56 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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