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Haisborough Sands

Haisborough Sands is a sandbank off the coast of Norfolk, England at Happisburgh. The shoal is 10 miles (16 km) long and 1 mile (1.6 km) wide and lies parallel to the North east coast of Norfolk. The shoal is marked to the north-west by north by the Haisbro Light Buoy, North cardinal. To the south-east by south is a light buoy South cardinal, and to the west by Mid Haisbro light buoy starboard hand. In 1995 there were three drying patches recorded to the north-north east and east-south east of the Mid Haisbro light buoy. Except at slack water their positions are indicated by tidal eddies and in slight or moderate seas the swell breaks on the shallower parts of the banks. There are a number of foul patches on the southern part of the shoal. There are very strong eddies on and around the bank especially on the north west. Over the years this shoal has claimed many ships.

Local authority: Norfolk County Council

OS Grid Reference: TG488418

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Things to see and do near Haisborough Sands

  • Happisburgh Owls (10m)
  • East Ruston Old Vicarage Garden (11m)

Tourist Information

Mundesley
Tourist Information Centre
15 Station Road
Norfolk
England
NR11 8JH

Phone 01263 721 070
Email visit.mundesley@yahoo.co.uk

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Forecast for Wednesday 19 September

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 83%
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09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
SSW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 70%
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12:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 22°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 12mph.
SW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 56%
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15:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 22°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 12mph.
SW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 53%
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18:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 65%
UV Index n/a
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21:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1014
Humidity 61%
UV Index n/a
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