Birsay Bay Surf Forecast and Surf Reports
(Scotland – Orkney, UK)
Birsay Bay Spot ID:
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell WNW | Wind SE
Sea Temperature Today is: 8.6 °C
Saturday, 25 May 2013, 03:21 Local time
For Scrabster, Scotland, 58 miles from Birsay Bay.
At SHIP7425, 24 km from Birsay Bay.
Overall Birsay Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
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Visitor Reviews of Birsay Bay
Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Birsay Bay:(click location name for more details)
|Closest break||Bay of Skaill||5 mi|
|Second closest break||Saviskaill Bay||12 mi|
|Third closest break||Rackwick||18 mi|
|Fourth closest break||Mill Bay||25 mi|
|Fifth closest break||Grim Ness||27 mi|
Wave buoys nearest to Birsay Bay:
|Closest wave buoy||K7 Buoy||116 mi|
|Second closest wave buoy||North Sea 4 Buoy||173 mi|
|Third closest wave buoy||Shetland Buoy||178 mi|
|Fourth closest wave buoy||North Sea 2 Buoy||193 mi|
|Fifth closest wave buoy||North Sea 3 Buoy||193 mi|
Tide stations nearest to Birsay Bay:
|Closest tide station||Scrabster||36 mi|
|Second closest tide station||Wick||48 mi|
|Third closest tide station||Fair Isle||67 mi|
|Fourth closest tide station||Kinlochbervie||77 mi|
|Fifth closest tide station||Lerwick||104 mi|
Ski Resorts closest to Birsay Bay:
|Closest ski area||The Lecht (United Kingdom)||134 mi|
|Second closest ski area||Cairngorm (United Kingdom)||139 mi|
|Third closest ski area||Glenshee (United Kingdom)||160 mi|
|Fourth closest ski area||Nevis Range (United Kingdom)||169 mi|
|Fifth closest ski area||Glencoe Mountain Resort (United Kingdom)||181 mi|
Town and city forecasts close to Birsay Bay:
|Closest city location||Inverness (United Kingdom)||121 mi|
|Second closest city location||Aberdeen (United Kingdom)||143 mi|
|Third closest city location||Dunfermline (United Kingdom)||159 mi|
|Fourth closest city location||Dundee (United Kingdom)||184 mi|
|Fifth closest city location||Perth (United Kingdom)||189 mi|
- The closest passenger airport to Birsay Bay is Kirkwall Airport (KOI) in Scotland, 31 km (19 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Birsay Bay is Wick Airport (WIC) in U.k., 76 km (47 miles) away.
- Third is Sumburgh Airport (LSI) in U.k., 142 km (88 miles) away.
- Lossiemouth Airport (LMO) in U.k is 158 km (98 miles) away.
- Inverness Airport (INV), also in U.k is the fifth nearest airport to Birsay Bay and is 182 km (113 miles) away.