"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Great Ross

Great Ross is a coastal feature in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

It is listed under Cliffs and Headlands: Peninsula

Local authority: Dumfries and Galloway Council

OS Grid Reference: NX649433

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Things to see and do near Great Ross

  • Brighouse Bay Trekking (3m)
  • MacLellan's Castle (5m)
  • Stewartry Museum (5m)
  • Broughton House (5m)
  • Galloway Hydros Visitor Centre (5m)
  • Tongland Power Station & S/Ladder (5m)
  • Galloway Gourmet Foods Ltd (5m)
  • Wildlife Park Kirkcudbright (6m)
  • Galloway Wildlife Conservation Park (6m)
  • Cream o Galloway (6m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Harbour Square
Dumfries and Galloway

Phone 01557 330 494
Email info@visitscotland.com

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 26 April


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1008
Humidity 86%
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Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1009
Humidity 80%
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Chance of rain 42%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 1009
Humidity 79%
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Chance of rain 43%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1010
Humidity 79%
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Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1011
Humidity 72%
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Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1012
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
03:35 BST
(02:35 GMT)
High Tide
09:34 BST
(08:34 GMT)
Low Tide
16:14 BST
(15:14 GMT)
High Tide
22:11 BST
(21:11 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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