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Mull info

Post by GEOFF S » Tue May 02, 2017 6:40 pm

Contemplating a circumnavigation of Mull, have read the various trip reports on here but wondered if anybody could point me
to a source of online tidal stream info.
thanks

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Re: Mull info

Post by jmmoxon » Wed May 03, 2017 6:48 am

How about the UKRGB almanac on here:
Maps overlaid with tidal data - Ricb250 produced this excellent resource. Click into the relevant area until the tidal stream info appears.

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Re: Mull info

Post by GEOFF S » Wed May 03, 2017 8:58 pm

Thanks Mike, hadn't spotted that.
Very useful

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Re: Mull info

Post by The Chuckster » Wed May 03, 2017 11:05 pm

We did a trip on Mull a couple of years ago. Indidnt notice much tidal movement on the south or West coast's and found whatever we were against, we could paddle against easy enouhj

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Re: Mull info

Post by Jim » Thu May 04, 2017 11:02 am

The Chuckster wrote:We did a trip on Mull a couple of years ago. Indidnt notice much tidal movement on the south or West coast's and found whatever we were against, we could paddle against easy enouhj
A circumnavigation will have to include the east coast (by definition) where there are strong tides...

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Re: Mull info

Post by Robert Craig » Fri May 05, 2017 10:50 am

Not a tidal stream comment, but note that the Sound of Erraid is dry unless the tide at Oban is >3.5 metres. Time here is much the same as time at Oban.

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Re: Mull info

Post by Owen » Fri May 05, 2017 10:11 pm

There are tidal streams around the Treshnish Isles and between Rubha Chaoil and Gometra. Tried paddling against that one once and got nowhere.

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Re: Mull info

Post by srod » Mon May 15, 2017 4:53 pm

I paddled round March last year (clockwise), only significant tidal affect worth noting was the fantastic push I had heading south down the sound of Mull from Tobermory on the afternoon of the last full day. Set off just after lunch and HT Oban was 1352.

Worth checking the swell forecast and taking that into account, the entire Southern shore was quite interesting to say the least.

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Re: Mull info

Post by GEOFF S » Mon May 15, 2017 5:11 pm

Thanks for the replies.
It is still at the 'pipe dream' stage - was hoping for a prolonged spell of beautiful weather with glassy seas etc etc. later this month.
Hopefully we've not had our allowance for this year

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Re: Mull info

Post by Jim » Mon May 15, 2017 10:07 pm

Owen wrote:There are tidal streams around the Treshnish Isles and between Rubha Chaoil and Gometra. Tried paddling against that one once and got nowhere.
Thats right, it flows like a river between some of the northern Treshnish at times. Can't beleive I forgot that!

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