Brough of Birsay, Birsay, Orkney Islands
  • Profile

    Brough of Birsay Information

    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.

  • Weather


    7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain today through Saturday, with high temperatures peaking at 13°C on Saturday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy until afternoon.
     
    10
    -> 
    13
       42%  89%   24 mph
      7:54 am    6:05 pm
    Wednesday, Oct 17th
     Windy in the morning and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    10
    -> 
    11
       53%  65%   23 mph
      7:56 am    6:02 pm

    Thursday, Oct 18th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    10
    -> 
    11
       40%  86%   15 mph
      7:59 am    6:00 pm
    Friday, Oct 19th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy in the morning.
     
    10
    -> 
    12
       68%  90%   19 mph
      8:01 am    5:57 pm

    Saturday, Oct 20th
     Light rain in the morning and windy throughout the day.
     
    10
    -> 
    13
       93%  84%   19 mph
      8:03 am    5:54 pm
    Sunday, Oct 21st
     Windy and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    10
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    13
       75%  94%   23 mph
      8:06 am    5:51 pm

    Monday, Oct 22nd
     Dangerously windy and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    9
    -> 
    10
       76%  88%   33 mph
      8:08 am    5:49 pm
    Tuesday, Oct 23rd
     Windy and overcast throughout the day.
     
    9
    -> 
    10
       55%  99%   29 mph
      8:11 am    5:46 pm

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