"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 Wednesday 24 May

06:00


Chance of rain 41%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
WSW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 99%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 15%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 19%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1021
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1021
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 13%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 1021
Humidity 95%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:49 BST
(01:49 GMT)
High Tide
09:00 BST
(08:00 GMT)
Low Tide
15:15 BST
(14:15 GMT)
High Tide
21:33 BST
(20:33 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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