"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Float Bay

Float Bay is a coastal feature in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

It is listed under Bays and Coves: Bay

Local authority: Dumfries and Galloway Council

OS Grid Reference: NX061473

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Things to see and do near Float Bay

  • Logan Botanic Garden (4m)
  • Logan Fish Pond Marine Life Centre (4m)
  • The Colfin Smokehouse (5m)
  • Ryan Leisure Centre (8m)
  • Castle Kennedy Gardens (8m)
  • Stranraer Museum (8m)
  • Castle of St John (8m)
  • Agnew Park (9m)
  • Glenwhan Garden (9m)
  • Glenluce Abbey (10m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Burns House
28 Harbour Street
Dumfries and Galloway

Phone 01776 702 595
Email info@visitscotland.com

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 13 December


Chance of rain 62%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 992
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 21%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 989
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 988
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 986
Humidity 82%
UV Index
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Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 985
Humidity 81%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 985
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:47 GMT
High Tide
08:12 GMT
Low Tide
14:13 GMT
High Tide
20:18 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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