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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Hornsea Mere 7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 15.2℃ to 16.1℃ with wind speed 12.2 m/sec (SSW)
Friday, Sep 29clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 12.5℃ to 13.4℃ with wind speed 6.7 m/sec (SSW)
Saturday, Sep 30partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 10.1℃ to 11.4℃ with wind speed 4.8 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Oct 01cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 15℃ to 16.1℃ with wind speed 7 m/sec (SSW)
Monday, Oct 02cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 11.8℃ to 13℃ with wind speed 3.4 m/sec (SW)
Tuesday, Oct 03rain
Expect a temp in the range 12.5℃ to 13.9℃ with wind speed 5.3 m/sec (ESE)
Wednesday, Oct 04fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 10.7℃ to 12.1℃ with wind speed 6.5 m/sec (WSW)

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

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