"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 Sunday 17 December

06:00


Chance of rain 88%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
S
Pressure 1007
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 92%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1004
Humidity 95%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 55%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
WNW
Pressure 1005
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
WNW
Pressure 1008
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
WNW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 77%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
WNW
Pressure 1014
Humidity 79%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:40 GMT
High Tide
08:52 GMT
Low Tide
15:04 GMT
High Tide
21:11 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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