Brough of Birsay, Birsay, Orkney Islands
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    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 Tuesday, with high temperatures falling to 13°C next Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon and windy starting in the evening.
     
    12
    -> 
    15
       69%  58%   16 mph
      5:37 am    8:59 pm
    Saturday, Aug 18th
     Windy until afternoon and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    13
    -> 
    14
       52%  85%   25 mph
      5:40 am    8:57 pm

    Sunday, Aug 19th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.
     
    12
    -> 
    14
       6%  27%   3 mph
      5:42 am    8:54 pm
    Monday, Aug 20th
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
    13
    -> 
    14
       69%  93%   6 mph
      5:44 am    8:51 pm

    Tuesday, Aug 21st
     Rain starting in the evening.
     
    12
    -> 
    13
       77%  100%   9 mph
      5:47 am    8:48 pm
    Wednesday, Aug 22nd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    12
    -> 
    13
       48%  54%   13 mph
      5:49 am    8:46 pm

    Thursday, Aug 23rd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy in the afternoon.
     
    12
    -> 
    14
       60%  91%   21 mph
      5:51 am    8:43 pm
    Friday, Aug 24th
     Windy until afternoon and partly cloudy until evening.
     
    12
    -> 
    13
       51%  43%   23 mph
      5:54 am    8:40 pm

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