Hornsea Mere

Hornsea Mere is the largest freshwater lake in Yorkshire designated Site of Special Scientific Interest and a Special Protection Area for birds.

The lake is an area of  1.89 km2 (467 acres),  3.2 km (2 miles) long,  1.2 km (0.75 miles) at its widest point, 3.7 m (12 feet) at its deepest and has an average depth of 1.5 m (4 feet 11 inches).

Hornsea Mere lake offers walks, bird-watching, rowing, sailing, pitch & putt, boat trips and fishing.

During the first world war, the lake was a Royal Naval Air Service seaplane base – RNAS Hornsea Mere, opened in 1917 and operated for a couple of years to 1919. A number of brick buildings left are still in use today, used by the boatyard and the cafe.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 5.1℃ to 5.7℃ with wind speed 6.5 m/sec (N)
Friday, Jan 27partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 5℃ to 5.7℃ with wind speed 5.6 m/sec (NNE)
Saturday, Jan 28partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 1℃ to 1.5℃ with wind speed 4.2 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Jan 29partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 2.7℃ to 5.1℃ with wind speed 4.3 m/sec (WSW)
Monday, Jan 30clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.2℃ to 6.3℃ with wind speed 6.9 m/sec (WNW)
Tuesday, Jan 31cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 4.4℃ to 6.3℃ with wind speed 5.3 m/sec (WSW)
Wednesday, Feb 01cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 3.9℃ to 5.3℃ with wind speed 5.8 m/sec (WSW)

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

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