"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 Tuesday 16 January

06:00


Chance of rain 93%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -5°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
WSW
Pressure 973
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 88%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 973
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 58%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -5°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
WSW
Pressure 972
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 89%
Max temp. 0°C
(feels like -6°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 972
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 63%
Max temp. 0°C
(feels like -6°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 971
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 71%
Max temp. -0°C
(feels like -7°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 972
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:53 GMT
High Tide
09:19 GMT
Low Tide
15:22 GMT
High Tide
21:46 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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