The Pier at Clacton-on-Sea was opened on 27 July 1871. The pier was originaly a wooden structure 160 yards (150 m) in length and 4 yards (3.7 m) wide. Initially built as a landing stage for goods and passengers, and from when it opened steamships operated by the Woolwich Steam Packet Company docked at the pier.
By the 1890s Clacton was becoming a popular holiday destination due to its easy reach from London for day trippers and in 1893 the pier was lengthened to 1180 ft (360m), and entertainment facilities including a pavilion and a waiting room were added.
Today the pier has a variety of indoor and outdoor activities that helps make Clacton one of Essex’s popular family seaside resorts.
Our weather forecast for Clacton-on-Sea in Essex
Today (Sunday, Jan 17)
Expect a temperature in the range 4.5℃ to 6.2℃ with a wind speed 6.7 m/sec (NW)
Monday, Jan 18
Expect a temperature in the range 3.2℃ to 3.5℃ with a wind speed 4.8 m/sec (W)
Tuesday, Jan 19
Expect a temperature in the range 7.5℃ to 8.6℃ with a wind speed 10.7 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Jan 20
Expect a temperature in the range 9.1℃ to 9.3℃ with a wind speed 12.1 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Jan 21
Expect a temperature in the range 5.2℃ to 9.3℃ with a wind speed 14.1 m/sec (S)
Friday, Jan 22
Expect a temperature in the range 2.9℃ to 4.9℃ with a wind speed 7.6 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Jan 23
Expect a temperature in the range 2.1℃ to 3.4℃ with a wind speed 4 m/sec (WSW)
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRKWe only list tides for our beach listings.
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