Ships Blog 29th March 2018

Its the Easter weekend and true to form the weather forecast is a mixed bag. Getting colder with Good Friday looking the best day so far with some rain on Monday. Best get down early if you want to get stuff done on your boats this weekend. We are beginning to take plenty of bookings for launches so give is us call if you want to get booked in. Shotley Point Yacht Club are of to Ipswich this weekend for the Easter break probably returning this Sunday. This weekends lockmasters are Mark Taylor and Colin Byford. Don’t forget the access code changes on the 1st of April. Todays tide times as follows, note we heading towards the top of springs this weekend.

Tide Times

Hi/Lo Time Height
Low Tide 04:38 (0.45m)
High Tide 11:03 (3.88m)
Low Tide 16:58 (0.67m)
High Tide 23:25 (3.83m)

Marine Forecast: 52.0ºN/1.5ºE

Thursday 3/29


Light and variable winds with smooth seas. Small short period wind waves.
Seas: NE 0.3 meters at 7 sec.
Winds: WSW 5 to 7 knots


Light winds with a slight chop. Small short period wind waves.
Seas: SSW 0.3 meters at 2 seconds
Winds: SSE 10 to 13 knots