"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Wigton Bay

Wigton 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: NX522474

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Things to see and do near Wigton Bay

  • Laggan Outdoor (4m)
  • Cream o Galloway (6m)
  • Galloway Smokehouse (6m)
  • Whithorn Cradle of Christianity (6m)
  • Cardoness Castle (7m)
  • Galloway Country Style Ltd (7m)
  • Alexandra Wolffe - Animals (8m)
  • Brighouse Bay Trekking (8m)
  • Creetown Gem Rock Museum (8m)
  • Monreith Animal World and Museum (10m)

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 Wednesday 21 March


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1031
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1030
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1027
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 60%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1025
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 18%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1024
Humidity 95%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1023
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
01:41 GMT
Low Tide
08:02 GMT
High Tide
14:00 GMT
Low Tide
20:22 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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