The Old Man of Hoy

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The Old Man of Hoy is a sea stack situated on the island of Hoy in Orkney, near to the Dwarfie Stane.

Standing at 137m high, this red sandstone stack is perched on a plinth of basalt rock. It makes for a distinctive landmark when viewed from the Thurso to Stromness ferry.

At around 400 years old, the Old Man of Hoy is a popular challenge for climbers. First climbed in 1966, there are various ways up the stack, and of varying difficulty, and today there are on average 20-50 successful climbs a year.

The Old Man of Hoy 7 day weather forecast, weather in Hoy Island, Orkney Islands

Today
Expect a temp in the range 3.3℃ to 5.7℃ with wind speed 7.2 m/sec (E)
Wednesday, Dec 01
Expect a temp in the range 3.3℃ to 4.1℃ with wind speed 8.8 m/sec (ENE)
Thursday, Dec 02
Expect a temp in the range 3.8℃ to 4.5℃ with wind speed 10.4 m/sec (NNW)
Friday, Dec 03
Expect a temp in the range 2℃ to 3.4℃ with wind speed 6.3 m/sec (SSE)
Saturday, Dec 04
Expect a temp in the range 2.8℃ to 4.3℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (S)
Sunday, Dec 05
Expect a temp in the range 3.3℃ to 4℃ with wind speed 6.1 m/sec (N)
Monday, Dec 06
Expect a temp in the range 2.6℃ to 3.5℃ with wind speed 4.1 m/sec (NW)


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

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