Spanish Head

Spanish Head is a headland on the southwestern tip of the Isle of Man, rising over 100 m from sea level. You can see the island of the Calf of Man which lies to the southwest of the head, separated from it by the Calf Sound.

A popular location for walkers taking in both The Chasms and The Sound and for bird watchers with the cliffs providing great breeding grounds.

The area is also one of the popular rock climbing locations on the island.

The name Spanish Head is thought to arise from the tale of a ship from the Spanish Armada that was wrecked in the area, though there is no evidence to suggest this. Locals suggest that the name may originate from the Manx name for the type of rock in the area.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 13.9℃ to 14.2℃ with wind speed 5.7 m/sec (SSW)
Tuesday, Oct 04
Expect a temp in the range 15℃ to 15.4℃ with wind speed 12.2 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Oct 05
Expect a temp in the range 15.2℃ to 15.9℃ with wind speed 9 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Oct 06
Expect a temp in the range 12℃ to 13.1℃ with wind speed 10 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Oct 07
Expect a temp in the range 13.5℃ to 14.2℃ with wind speed 10.7 m/sec (SW)
Saturday, Oct 08
Expect a temp in the range 11.5℃ to 11.7℃ with wind speed 8.9 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Oct 09
Expect a temp in the range 9.7℃ to 11℃ with wind speed 4.9 m/sec (WNW)

Calf of Man weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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