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 and Tuesday, with high temperatures falling to 5°C tomorrow.

    Today's Forecast
     Light rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening, and windy starting in the evening.
     
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    8
       66%  74%   16 mph
      8:54 am    3:53 pm
    Thursday, Jan 17th
     Windy and foggy in the morning.
     
    4
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    5
       34%  70%   22 mph
      8:52 am    3:56 pm

    Friday, Jan 18th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    4
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    5
       15%  92%   12 mph
      8:51 am    3:58 pm
    Saturday, Jan 19th
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
     
    5
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    6
       29%  67%   17 mph
      8:49 am    4:00 pm

    Sunday, Jan 20th
     Foggy until afternoon.
     
    5
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    6
       44%  47%   11 mph
      8:48 am    4:02 pm
    Monday, Jan 21st
     Windy and foggy starting in the afternoon.
     
    6
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    7
       75%  93%   15 mph
      8:46 am    4:05 pm

    Tuesday, Jan 22nd
     Foggy until afternoon.
     
    5
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    6
       85%  100%   7 mph
      8:44 am    4:07 pm
    Wednesday, Jan 23rd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    4
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    6
       57%  81%   8 mph
      8:42 am    4:09 pm

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