Hornsea Mere

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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.


Hornsea Mere 7 day weather forecast, weather in Hornsea, East Riding of Yorkshire

Expect a temp in the range 14.4℃ to 16.3℃ with wind speed 8.6 m/sec (WNW)
Saturday, May 28
Expect a temp in the range 8.9℃ to 10.7℃ with wind speed 4.8 m/sec (NW)
Sunday, May 29
Expect a temp in the range 8.7℃ to 9.2℃ with wind speed 6.3 m/sec (N)
Monday, May 30
Expect a temp in the range 8℃ to 8.8℃ with wind speed 1.6 m/sec (W)
Tuesday, May 31
Expect a temp in the range 8℃ to 9.2℃ with wind speed 3.2 m/sec (S)
Wednesday, Jun 01
Expect a temp in the range 7.9℃ to 9.5℃ with wind speed 1.9 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Jun 02
Expect a temp in the range 12℃ to 12.4℃ with wind speed 5 m/sec (ENE)

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

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