Caldey Island lies about 3 miles off the south coast of Pembrokeshire facing the town and harbour of Tenby. it is 1½ miles long and less that ¾ mile wide.
In 1131 the island was donated to the Benedictine monks from the Abbey of Tiron in France. In 1536 the monks were expelled from the island and it was not until 1906 that an Anglican Benedictine brotherhood bought the island and erected the present monastery. In the early 1920’s it was sold to the Order of the Reformed Cistercians.
On the summit of the island, not far from the old Priory, stands the lighthouse which was erected by Trinity House in 1829 at a cost of £3,380 11s 7d. On either side of the tower and connected to it are two dwellings which were occupied by the keepers and their families prior to the conversion of the station to automatic unmanned operation in 1927.
Caldey Island Lighthouse 7 day weather forecast, weather in Tenby, Pembrokeshire
Expect a temp in the range 10.7℃ to 11.1℃ with wind speed 9.2 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 10.7℃ to 11℃ with wind speed 10.2 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 6.1℃ to 7℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (NNW)
Expect a temp in the range 7.3℃ to 8℃ with wind speed 10.6 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temp in the range 8.4℃ to 9.4℃ with wind speed 6.9 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 10.8℃ to 11.2℃ with wind speed 11.7 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temp in the range 8.6℃ to 9.3℃ with wind speed 5.5 m/sec (WSW)
Tenby weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
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