Brough of Birsay

Brough of Birsay, Birsay, Orkney Islands

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  • 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.

  • Brough of Birsay Weather Forecast

    Light rain tomorrow through Friday, with temperatures falling to 12°C on Monday.

    Today's Forecast
     Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
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       0%  17%   10 mph
      4:21 am    10:02 pm
    Saturday, May 27th
     Rain starting in the evening.
     
    12
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    19
       74%  29%   11 mph
      4:19 am    10:04 pm

    Sunday, May 28th
     Light rain in the morning.
     
    10
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    12
       75%  92%   13 mph
      4:17 am    10:06 pm
    Monday, May 29th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    9
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    12
       0%  91%   7 mph
      4:16 am    10:08 pm

    Tuesday, May 30th
     Drizzle starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
    9
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    13
       21%  78%   7 mph
      4:14 am    10:09 pm
    Wednesday, May 31st
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    9
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    13
       3%  29%   6 mph
      4:13 am    10:11 pm

    Thursday, Jun 1st
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and breezy until afternoon.
     
    9
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    13
       9%  69%   18 mph
      4:11 am    10:13 pm
    Friday, Jun 2nd
     Light rain until evening.
     
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    12
       60%  97%   5 mph
      4:10 am    10:15 pm

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