"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Osea Island

Osea Island is an inhabited island in the estuary of the River Blackwater, Essex, East England. It is approximately 380 acres (1.5 km2) in size and is connected to the north bank of the river by a causeway, covered at high water.

Local authority: Essex County Council

OS Grid Reference: TL912056

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Things to see and do near Osea Island

  • Maldon and District Agricultural and Domestic Museum (2m)
  • Blackwater Leisure Centre (3m)
  • Promenade Park (3m)
  • Maldon Promenade Park (3m)
  • Monkey Puzzle at Madison Heights (3m)
  • Madison Lanes (3m)
  • Sk8rs at Madison Heights (3m)
  • Maldon District Museum (4m)
  • Maeldune Heritage Centre (4m)
  • Dizzy Rascals (4m)
  • Woodup Pool (5m)
  • Rural Discovery Church (5m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Wenlock Way

Phone 01621 856 503
Email tic@maldon.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 17 August


Chance of rain 60%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1011
Humidity 95%
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Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1011
Humidity 87%
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Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1011
Humidity 66%
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Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 23°C
(feels like 20°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1011
Humidity 55%
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Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1011
Humidity 64%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1012
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:46 BST
(00:46 GMT)
High Tide
08:31 BST
(07:31 GMT)
Low Tide
14:26 BST
(13:26 GMT)
High Tide
21:05 BST
(20:05 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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