SEPA Flood Alert for Orkney

A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Orkney.

Coastal flooding is possible in Orkney on Sunday and Monday as a result of a surge combined with large waves, particularly around the times of high tide. At Kirkwall, high tide occurs around 16:00 on Sunday, and 04:30 and 17:00 on Monday. The areas expected to see most overtopping are Sanday and the Churchill Barriers.

Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property.  Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188.  This FLOOD ALERT is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service.  If you haven’t already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at

Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 22500

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