"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Hen Shoal

Hen Shoal is a water feature off the coast of Western Isles, Scotland.

It is listed under Reefs and Shoals: Shoals

Local authority: Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

OS Grid Reference: NB404598

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Things to see and do near Hen Shoal

  • Nesstex (7m)
  • Eoropie Dunes Playpark (8m)
  • Breanish Tweed Ltd (8m)
  • Arnol Black House (9m)
  • Blackhouse Complex, Arnol (11m)
  • Dalmore Knitwear (12m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
26 Cromwell Street
Isle of Lewis
Highlands and Islands

Phone 01851 703 088
Email info@visitscotland.com

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Saturday 20 January


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. -1°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 0mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 996
Humidity 96%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 23%
Max temp. 0°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 998
Humidity 97%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 55%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1000
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1002
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1005
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1007
Humidity 95%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:11 GMT
High Tide
08:40 GMT
Low Tide
14:35 GMT
High Tide
20:57 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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