"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Cairn Head

Cairn Head is a coastal feature in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

It is listed under Cliffs and Headlands: Point

Local authority: Dumfries and Galloway Council

OS Grid Reference: NX487382

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Things to see and do near Cairn Head

  • Whithorn Cradle of Christianity (3m)
  • Monreith Animal World and Museum (7m)
  • Monreith Animal World (7m)
  • Laggan Outdoor (10m)
  • Cream o Galloway (11m)
  • Brighouse Bay Trekking (11m)

Tourist Information

Kirkcudbright
Tourist Information Centre
Harbour Square
Dumfries and Galloway
Scotland
DG6 4HY

Phone 01557 330 494
Email info@visitscotland.com
http://www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/dumfries-galloway/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 17 August

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SW
Pressure 1006
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1006
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 1006
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSW
Pressure 1005
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 34%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:40 BST
(00:40 GMT)
High Tide
07:46 BST
(06:46 GMT)
Low Tide
14:23 BST
(13:23 GMT)
High Tide
20:30 BST
(19:30 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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