Flatholm Lighthouse

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The Island of Flatholm lies centrally in the busy shipping lanes where the Bristol Channel meets the Severn estuary. The need for a lighthouse on the island had been discussed for many years by leading shipmasters and by members of the Society of Merchant Venturers of Bristol when, in 1733, John Elbridge, a senior member of the Society, forwarded a petition to Trinity House setting out the dangers to navigation and the general desire for a light on the island. However, Trinity House informed Elbridge that no application had been made to the Crown for a light and at the same time the Corporation took steps to ensure that no light was erected other than in their name.

Weather


Flatholm Lighthouse 7 day weather forecast, weather in City of Bristol, Bristol

Today
Expect a temp in the range 13.5℃ to 14.5℃ with wind speed 6.8 m/sec (SW)
Tuesday, Jun 28
Expect a temp in the range 14℃ to 14.4℃ with wind speed 5.8 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Jun 29
Expect a temp in the range 14.9℃ to 15.4℃ with wind speed 8.7 m/sec (S)
Thursday, Jun 30
Expect a temp in the range 13.2℃ to 14.3℃ with wind speed 5.2 m/sec (S)
Friday, Jul 01
Expect a temp in the range 13.9℃ to 14.6℃ with wind speed 5.6 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Jul 02
Expect a temp in the range 13.9℃ to 15.3℃ with wind speed 4.9 m/sec (SW)
Sunday, Jul 03
Expect a temp in the range 15℃ to 16.2℃ with wind speed 3.4 m/sec (WNW)


City of Bristol weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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