"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Gairsay Sound

Gairsay 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: HY437240

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Things to see and do near Gairsay Sound

  • Rousay Wood Designs (4m)
  • Broch of Gurness (4m)
  • Ortak Visitor Centre (8m)
  • North of Scotland Milk Marketing Board (8m)
  • Pickaquoy Centre (8m)
  • St Magnus Cathedral (8m)
  • The Orkney Museum (8m)
  • Bishop's and Earl's Palaces (8m)
  • Corrigal Farm Museum (8m)
  • Sui Generis Gallery (9m)

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 Saturday 23 September

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSE
Pressure 1014
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSE
Pressure 1015
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
SSE
Pressure 1015
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
SSE
Pressure 1014
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
SSE
Pressure 1014
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
SSE
Pressure 1014
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
06:13 BST
(05:13 GMT)
High Tide
12:13 BST
(11:13 GMT)
Low Tide
18:20 BST
(17:20 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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