Sark is the smallest of the Channel Islands, and, despite being Crown Property, is ruled by a Seigneur (feudal lord of manor). It is a mere 3 miles long and 2 miles wide, the north and south parts being almost separate islands joined only by a narrow strip of land.
The white, octagonal tower of the lighthouse rises from the flat roofed service rooms and dwellings, the whole complex clinging to the steep face of the cliff which rises high above. The only means of access to the lighthouse is a flight of steps down from the top of the cliff. The buildings, which are made of stone and surrounded by a high retaining wall, are of the sort usually found at onshore stations however Sark is classed as a rock lighthouse. The main function of the station is to guide vessels, passing through the Channel Islands, away from the pinnacle of Blanchard Rock.
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7 Day Weather Forecast
Expect a temp in the range 15.2℃ to 16.1℃ with wind speed 4.4 m/sec (NW)
Expect a temp in the range 15.9℃ to 16.5℃ with wind speed 5.5 m/sec (N)
Expect a temp in the range 16.2℃ to 16.4℃ with wind speed 6.8 m/sec (NW)
Expect a temp in the range 16.9℃ to 17.4℃ with wind speed 4.2 m/sec (NW)
Expect a temp in the range 16.6℃ to 17.6℃ with wind speed 5.8 m/sec (NNW)
Expect a temp in the range 17.2℃ to 18.2℃ with wind speed 5.7 m/sec (N)
Expect a temp in the range 17.3℃ to 17.4℃ with wind speed 5 m/sec (NE)
Greater Sark weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
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