Brough of Birsay

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.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 5.3℃ to 6.1℃ with wind speed 7.3 m/sec (WNW)
Thursday, Feb 02rain
Expect a temp in the range 4.4℃ to 5.9℃ with wind speed 4 m/sec (W)
Friday, Feb 03cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6.4℃ to 7.6℃ with wind speed 17.7 m/sec (W)
Saturday, Feb 04lightrain
Expect a temp in the range 9.1℃ to 9.3℃ with wind speed 11.1 m/sec (SW)
Sunday, Feb 05lightrainshowers_night
Expect a temp in the range 7℃ to 7.8℃ with wind speed 13.8 m/sec (WNW)
Monday, Feb 06cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.5℃ to 8.7℃ with wind speed 8.9 m/sec (SW)
Tuesday, Feb 07fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.9℃ to 7.1℃ with wind speed 12.1 m/sec (W)

Mainland weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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