"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Kirk Sound

Kirk 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: HY492017

Local area map loading...
Larger map

Things to see and do near Kirk Sound

  • Italian Chapel (1m)
  • Fossil and Heritage Centre (4m)
  • Orkan Adventures (4m)
  • Orkney Marine-life Aquarium (5m)
  • Highland Park Distillery (5m)
  • Corrigall Farm Museum (6m)
  • Maes Howe (6m)
  • Orkney Chairmaker (6m)
  • Bishop's and Earl's Palaces (6m)
  • The Orkney Museum (6m)

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

We don't have any photos yet of Kirk Sound. Upload a Photo

Weather and Tides

Forecast for Tuesday 21 August

06:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SE
Pressure 1018
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSE
Pressure 1017
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSE
Pressure 1015
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSE
Pressure 1012
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
S
Pressure 1009
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 86%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
S
Pressure 1006
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
06:56 BST
(05:56 GMT)
Low Tide
13:12 BST
(12:12 GMT)
High Tide
19:20 BST
(18:20 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.

Five Day Weather and Tides

Nearby coastal places and features

Local area map loading...

Accomodation near Kirk Sound

Hotels, guest houses and B&Bs

Self-catering

All nearby accomodation

Tell us what you think about Kirk Sound

SeaBritain.co.uk is a Good Stuff website.