St. Bees Lighthouse

St. Bees Lighthouse is located on St Bees Head south of the harbours of Maryport, Workington and Whitehaven. This is an area of cliffs that was a danger to small coastal vessels trading between the ports of Wales and the Solway Firth.

In 1822, St. Bees’ original tower was destroyed by fire and Trinity House decided to substitute the coal light for oil, St. Bees was the last coal-fired lighthouse in Britain. The current lighthouse was built in 1866.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 7.3℃ to 7.9℃ with wind speed 5.9 m/sec (SW)
Saturday, Feb 04cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6.7℃ to 7.1℃ with wind speed 4.8 m/sec (SW)
Sunday, Feb 05partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 2.2℃ to 3.5℃ with wind speed 5.8 m/sec (NNW)
Monday, Feb 06partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 3.8℃ to 4.2℃ with wind speed 6.3 m/sec (SE)
Tuesday, Feb 07cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6.7℃ to 7.4℃ with wind speed 6.3 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Feb 08cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5.8℃ to 6.4℃ with wind speed 3.2 m/sec (SE)
Thursday, Feb 09rain
Expect a temp in the range 6.5℃ to 7.6℃ with wind speed 9.9 m/sec (S)

Whitehaven weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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