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Cancellations/Disruptions Graemsay/Moaness

14/12/2018 16:30

Due to the forecasted weather the following services to Moaness and Graemsay have been affected as follows -

Friday 14th December

21:30 service Stromness to Moaness/Graemsay is cancelled

Saturday 15th December

09:30 sailing to Graemsay – under review – decision at 0900

16:00 sailing to Graemsay - cancelled

All sailings to Moaness – cancelled

Cancellations/Under Review - Saturday 15th December

14/12/2018 15:45

Due to the forecasted weather, the following North Isle sailings have been affected as indicated

0700 Departure from Kirkwall to Stronsay/Sanday/Eday & return – Cancelled

0720 Departure from Kirkwall to Westray & return – Cancelled

1620 Departure from Kirkwall to Westray & return – Cancelled

1520 Departure from Kirkwall to Stronsay/Sanday/Eday & return – This sailing is under review and a decision will be made at 10am on Saturday morning.

Disruptions North Isles - Sunday 15th December

14/12/2018 15:45

Due to the forecasted weather, the following sailings on Sunday 16th December have been disrupted as follows -

1600 Departure from Kirkwall to Stronsay will now sail at 1400 instead of 1600. Times are as follows -

1400 Depart Kirkwall (Via Heads)

1630 Arrive Stronsay

1640 Depart Stronsay

1820 Arrive Kirkwall (or 1910 if Via Heads) An assessment will be made on the passage out regarding which route will be used.

1620 Departure from Kirkwall to Sanday / Eday will now sail at 1420 instead of 1620 and go via the Heads outwards and inwards. Times are as follows -

1420 Depart Kirkwall

1630 Arrive Sanday (via the Heads)

1640 Depart Sanday

1700 Arrive Eday

1710 Depart Eday

1940 Arrive Kirkwall (via the Heads)

1700 Departure from Kirkwall to Westray sailing will now sail 1440 instead of 1700. Times are as follows -

1440 Depart Kirkwall

1605 Arrive Westray

1615 Depart Westray

1740 Arrive Kirkwall

Cancellations Egilsay service

14/12/2018 14:00

Due to the forecasted strong winds, today’s scheduled sailing departing 1800 from Tingwall (1830 from Rousay) to Egilsay has been cancelled.

The last ferry today going to Egilsay will depart Tingwall at 1605 (Rousay at 1635).

Additionally, all services to/from Egilsay on Saturday 15th December are cancelled.

Christmas and New Year Information

15/11/2018 09:00

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