Hythe Pier stretches 700 yards (640 m) from the centre of Hythe to the deep water channel of Southampton Water. It is approximately 16 feet (4.9 m) wide, and carries a pedestrian walkway and cycleway on its northern side, and the track of the Hythe Pier Railway on its southern side. Designed by J Wright, construction of Hythe Pier commenced in 1878 and completed in 1881.
Hythe Pier, the Hythe Pier Railway and the Hythe Ferry together provide a transport link between Southampton and Hythe on the opposite side of Southampton Water. This link is heavily used by commuters and shoppers from Hythe, as well as forming an important link in the Solent Way and E9 European coastal paths. Each train on the Pier Railway connects at the pier head with an arrival and departure of the Hythe Ferry. The ferry service carries both passengers and bicycles, and takes about 10 minutes for the crossing.
Hythe pier 7 day weather forecast, weather in Southampton, Hampshire
Expect a temp in the range 15.4℃ to 20.4℃ with wind speed 4.5 m/sec (NNW)
Expect a temp in the range 9.9℃ to 12.5℃ with wind speed 2.6 m/sec (N)
Expect a temp in the range 11.5℃ to 12.5℃ with wind speed 1.9 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 12.1℃ to 14.7℃ with wind speed 2.7 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 12.3℃ to 12.7℃ with wind speed 2.6 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 9℃ to 10.5℃ with wind speed 1.8 m/sec (NW)
Expect a temp in the range 12.9℃ to 13.7℃ with wind speed 1.8 m/sec (SSE)
Southampton weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
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