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


    No precipitation throughout the week, with high temperatures rising to 15°C on Monday.

    Today's Forecast
     Partly cloudy until evening.
     
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      4:22 am    10:00 pm
    Saturday, May 26th
     Partly cloudy in the morning.
     
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      4:21 am    10:02 pm

    Sunday, May 27th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.
     
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      4:19 am    10:04 pm
    Monday, May 28th
     Partly cloudy overnight.
     
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      4:17 am    10:06 pm

    Tuesday, May 29th
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
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      4:16 am    10:08 pm
    Wednesday, May 30th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       9%  81%   13 mph
      4:14 am    10:10 pm

    Thursday, May 31st
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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      4:13 am    10:11 pm
    Friday, Jun 1st
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       19%  79%   10 mph
      4:11 am    10:13 pm

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