CalMac ferry disruption

Ferry in the Western Isles.
Ferry in the Western Isles.

Passenger ferry services are subject to cancellations and delays due to high winds, says Caledonian MacBrayne.

1510 hrs update: CalMac now say the Stornoway-Ullapool route is back to normal service.

The ferry operator cancelled the 7am sailing from Stornoway and the 10.30am from Ullapool after heavy winds battled over the The Minch.

CalMac have given the Minch crossing an ‘amber’ disruption rating, which indicates there could be further disruptions today.

Other routes to and from the Western Isles are also affected. These include, amongst others, Sound of Barra, South Uist, and Harris.

A full list of current delays and cancellations can be found at: https://www.calmac.co.uk/service-status

Those travelling should check with CalMac in advance of travel by telephoning 0800 066 5000.