The rocks of Bay of Skaill represent sediments of the Old Red Sandstone which were deposited in the Devonian geological time period, about 380 million years ago.
“Doesn’t bother the birds though”
Windy with strong to gale south or southwesterly winds. Maximum temperature 12 °C
A few spots of drizzle, but soon becoming brighter with sunny spells developing. Maximum temperature 16 °C.
“I’d had a bad night – didn’t sleep much – so we thought a gentle stroll along the sand at Skaill Bay would be just right “
A short film made whilst walking at the Bay of Skaill, West Mainland.
“We hadn’t been to Skaill Bay for months – rules is rules, and we stayed close to home.”
The sea is a hungry dog,
Giant and grey. (James Reeves)
After a few days of rough weather there was a day of calm respite from the wind.
Bernie Bell at the Bay of Skaill