"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

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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

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 26 May

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
S
Pressure 1018
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
S
Pressure 1018
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSE
Pressure 1018
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSE
Pressure 1016
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSE
Pressure 1015
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
S
Pressure 1015
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
04:21 BST
(03:21 GMT)
High Tide
10:47 BST
(09:47 GMT)
Low Tide
16:43 BST
(15:43 GMT)
High Tide
23:13 BST
(22:13 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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