"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 Tuesday 26 September

06:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSE
Pressure 1023
Humidity 95%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSE
Pressure 1024
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SE
Pressure 1023
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SE
Pressure 1023
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SE
Pressure 1024
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SE
Pressure 1024
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
01:47 BST
(00:47 GMT)
Low Tide
07:49 BST
(06:49 GMT)
High Tide
14:06 BST
(13:06 GMT)
Low Tide
20:01 BST
(19:01 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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