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Hackness Martello Tower

The Hackness Martello tower, together with another on the north side at Crockness, was built in 1815. Visitors can tour the tower, battery and reconstructed barracks.

The towers were located to provide protection for British ships in the bay of Longhope against attack by American and French privateers, during the Napoleonic Wars. The towers were upgraded, with the installation of new guns and other structures, in 1866 at a time of concern about the possibility of another French invasion.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Todaycloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5.1℃ to 5.7℃ with wind speed 6.9 m/sec (SW)
Saturday, Jan 28cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.4℃ to 7.5℃ with wind speed 10.7 m/sec (WNW)
Sunday, Jan 29cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.3℃ to 8.8℃ with wind speed 9.7 m/sec (SW)
Monday, Jan 30cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5.5℃ to 6.7℃ with wind speed 14.6 m/sec (WNW)
Tuesday, Jan 31rain
Expect a temp in the range 4.5℃ to 8.5℃ with wind speed 11.1 m/sec (SW)
Wednesday, Feb 01rainshowers_night
Expect a temp in the range 3.3℃ to 4.6℃ with wind speed 9.9 m/sec (NW)
Thursday, Feb 02lightrainshowers_night
Expect a temp in the range 3.4℃ to 4℃ with wind speed 5.8 m/sec (NW)

Hoy Island weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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