Brough of Birsay

Brough of Birsay, Birsay, Orkney Islands

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  • The Brough of Birsay is a small 21 hectare uninhabited tidal island off the north west coast of The Mainland of Orkney. The Island has Celtic and Norse remains and is well known for the breeding colony of Fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis) and Guillemot (Uria aalge)

    The island is accessible on foot at low tide via a 240 metre long causeway over the Sound of Birsay.

  • Brough of Birsay 7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain today through Wednesday, with temperatures peaking at 12°C on Saturday.

    Today's Forecast
     Rain starting in the evening.
     
    8
    -> 
    12
       92%  38%   12 mph
      8:11 am    5:46 pm
    Tuesday, Oct 24th
     Rain in the morning.
     
    9
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    11
       89%  51%   15 mph
      8:13 am    5:43 pm

    Wednesday, Oct 25th
     Mostly cloudy in the morning and windy starting in the evening.
     
    10
    -> 
    11
       80%  30%   23 mph
      8:16 am    5:41 pm
    Thursday, Oct 26th
     Windy until afternoon and partly cloudy until evening.
     
    10
    -> 
    11
       47%  47%   22 mph
      8:18 am    5:38 pm

    Friday, Oct 27th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy starting in the afternoon.
     
    9
    -> 
    11
       8%  53%   22 mph
      8:20 am    5:35 pm
    Saturday, Oct 28th
     Windy and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    10
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    12
       37%  76%   23 mph
      8:23 am    5:33 pm

    Sunday, Oct 29th
     Windy and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    8
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    12
       46%  94%   28 mph
      7:25 am    4:30 pm
    Monday, Oct 30th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy overnight.
     
    7
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    10
       28%  78%   16 mph
      7:28 am    4:28 pm

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