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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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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 23 April

06:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
W
Pressure 1028
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
W
Pressure 1028
Humidity 54%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
S
Pressure 1026
Humidity 51%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SSE
Pressure 1024
Humidity 57%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSW
Pressure 1023
Humidity 64%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 73%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
05:58 BST
(04:58 GMT)
Low Tide
12:24 BST
(11:24 GMT)
High Tide
17:45 BST
(16:45 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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