Bass Rock

The Bass Rock is an island in the outer part of the Firth of Forth approximately 2 km offshore, and 5 km north-east of North Berwick.

The rock is a near vertical sided volcanic rock, 107 m (351 ft) at its highest point an is a Site of Special Scientific Interest in part due to the world’s largest colony of Northern gannets.

You also have a few buildings, a castle that was used as a prison, the Bass Rock Lighthouse was constructed on the rock in 1902, and the remains of an ancient chapel survive.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 3.2℃ to 3.4℃ with wind speed 6.2 m/sec (W)
Saturday, Dec 10partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 3.2℃ to 3.3℃ with wind speed 6 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Dec 11heavyrain
Expect a temp in the range 4.5℃ to 5.7℃ with wind speed 7.6 m/sec (NE)
Monday, Dec 12fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.2℃ to 2℃ with wind speed 4.3 m/sec (WSW)
Tuesday, Dec 13partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 0.5℃ to 1.2℃ with wind speed 5.2 m/sec (WSW)
Wednesday, Dec 14clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 2.1℃ to 3.2℃ with wind speed 8 m/sec (NNW)
Thursday, Dec 15clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.3℃ to 1.5℃ with wind speed 8.2 m/sec (NW)

North Berwick weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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