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Birsay Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.2

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Surf Report Feed

Current weather conditions and live observations for Birsay Bay based on the nearest weather station observations (including METAR, SYNOP, ship and quickscat wind data). This is the most reliable place on to see what is happening with the weather in Birsay Bay right now. Also check out the current weather map overlays on our dynamic weather maps.

Current Weather near Birsay Bay

as reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather Station WeatherWindTemp.Visibility
Visibility /

EMEC Waverider at Billia Croo wave power test site

15 km S3 m above sea level

2 hours ago
(- km/h at -°)
- °C-


24 km SSE8 m above sea level

47 minutes ago
0 N0
(2 km/h at 359°)
8 °C-


26 km S3 m above sea level

1 hour ago
(- km/h at -°)
10.2 °C-

Kirkwall Airport

32 km SE21 m above sea level

1 hour ago
5 SSE5
(4 km/h at 150°)
n/a °C


77 km S39 m above sea level

1 hour ago
10 ESE10
light winds from the ESE
(11 km/h at 120°)
10.8 °C50 km
50 km

no observation

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Birsay Bay and within an acceptable time window.