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Seahouses Weather

Seahouses is a large village on the North Northumberland coast in England. It is about 20 km north of Alnwick, within the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Seahouses attracts many visitors, mainly from the north east area. However national and international tourists often come to Seahouses whilst visiting the Northumberland National Park, Northumberland Coast and the Farne Islands. Seahouses also has a working fishing port, which also serves the tourist trade, being the embarkation point for visits to the Farne Islands. From shops in the town and booths along the harbour, several boat companies operate, offering various packages which may include inter alia landing on at least one Farne, seeing seals and seabirds, and hearing a commentary on the islands and the Grace Darling story or scuba diving on the many Farnes Islands wrecks. Grace Darling's brother is buried in the cemetery at North Sunderland. He died in 1903, aged 84. The current Seahouses lifeboat bears the name Grace Darling.

The Seahouses Festival is an annual cultural event which began in 1999 as a small Sea Shanty festival. After a significant European Funding grant from the Leader+ programme, in 2005, it has grown into a more broadly based cultural celebration.

Between 1898 and 1951, Seahouses was the north-eastern terminus of the North Sunderland Railway. Independent until its final closure, it formed a standard gauge rail link between the village and Chathill Station on the East Coast Main Line (Wright, 1988). The site of Seahouses station is now the town carpark and the trackbed between village and North Sunderland is a public footpath.

Local authority: Northumberland County Council

OS Grid Reference: NU218322

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Weather

Forecast for the next five days

Monday
23 July


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 24°C
(feels like 23°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 63%
UV Index
Air Quality

Tuesday
24 July


Chance of rain 42%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
NE
Pressure 1013
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

Wednesday
25 July


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
ESE
Pressure 1016
Humidity 64%
UV Index
Air Quality

Thursday
26 July


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SE
Pressure 1015
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

Friday
27 July


Chance of rain 32%
Max temp. 22°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSE
Pressure 1011
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

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