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The MV Hebrides is operating an amended timetable today (Thurs, March 21) in a bid to outwit the weather.

The revised Little Minches timetable is as follows:

Depart Lochmaddy – 11:50 (delayed 07:30)

Depart Uig – 14:00 (delayed 09:40)

Depart Lochmaddy – 16:10 (delayed 11:50)

However, CalMac says the rescheduling remains liable to disruption or cancellation at short notice.

Meanwhile, ferry services out of Lochboisdale are operating normally so far.

On Saturday, to allow for the collection of a ship’s gangway from maintenance in Oban, this ferry will operate to Oban and not Mallaig as follows:

Depart Lochboisdale – 06:00
Arrive Oban – 11:25

Depart Oban – 12:00
Arrive Lochboisdale – 17:25

On Monday (March 25), to allow essential maintenance on the MV Lord of the Isles, an amended service will operate to Mallaig, not Oban, as follows:

Depart Lochboisdale 07:00
Arrive Mallaig 10:30

Depart Mallaig 14:30
Arrive Lochboisdale 18:00