"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 Thursday 21 June

06:00


Chance of rain 76%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
NW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 52%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
NW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 12mph.
NW
Pressure 1021
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 12mph.
NW
Pressure 1023
Humidity 67%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
NW
Pressure 1024
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
NW
Pressure 1026
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality
High Tide
04:35 BST
(03:35 GMT)
Low Tide
11:07 BST
(10:07 GMT)
High Tide
17:31 BST
(16:31 GMT)
Low Tide
23:23 BST
(22:23 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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