Lowestoft

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NW 315°

Old Felixstowe Weather Weather Station - 38.05 miles away | Updated 4 minutes ago

Low Tide was about 2 hours ago
Today's Tide
TimeHeightHigh/Low
05:112.13High Tide
11:031.23Low Tide
17:262.22High Tide
23:401.07Low Tide
Tommorow's Tide
TimeHeightHigh/Low
06:112.16High Tide
12:121.18Low Tide
18:372.24High Tide

Lowestoft - North Of Claremont Pier (Beach) Wind Forecast

Lowestoft - North Of Claremont Pier (Beach) 5 Day Weather Forecast

Time Direction Wind / Gust (mph) Temperature Feels Like UV Index Visibility Chance Of Rain Weather
Sun 25 Aug 07:00
2 / 4
15°c 16°c 1 Moderate 4% Cloudy
Sun 25 Aug 10:00
4 / 7
23°c 24°c 3 Good 3% Partly cloudy (day)
Sun 25 Aug 13:00
4 / 7
26°c 26°c 6 Good 0% Sunny day
Sun 25 Aug 16:00
7 / 9
25°c 25°c 3 Good 0% Sunny day
Sun 25 Aug 19:00
7 / 13
22°c 22°c 1 Good 0% Sunny day
Sun 25 Aug 22:00
4 / 11
20°c 20°c 0 Good 0% Clear night
Mon 26 Aug 01:00
2 / 9
18°c 18°c 0 Good 0% Clear night
Mon 26 Aug 04:00
2 / 7
16°c 17°c 0 Moderate 0% Clear night
Mon 26 Aug 07:00
2 / 4
17°c 18°c 1 Good 1% Sunny day
Mon 26 Aug 10:00
4 / 9
23°c 23°c 3 Very good 0% Sunny day
Mon 26 Aug 13:00
7 / 11
25°c 25°c 5 Very good 0% Sunny day
Mon 26 Aug 16:00
7 / 13
25°c 25°c 3 Very good 0% Sunny day
Mon 26 Aug 19:00
4 / 11
22°c 23°c 1 Good 0% Sunny day
Mon 26 Aug 22:00
4 / 11
20°c 20°c 0 Good 0% Clear night
Tue 27 Aug 01:00
4 / 9
19°c 19°c 0 Good 0% Clear night
Tue 27 Aug 04:00
4 / 9
18°c 18°c 0 Good 1% Clear night
Tue 27 Aug 07:00
4 / 7
19°c 19°c 1 Good 4% Sunny day
Tue 27 Aug 10:00
4 / 11
23°c 24°c 3 Very good 1% Sunny day
Tue 27 Aug 13:00
7 / 16
26°c 26°c 5 Very good 1% Sunny day
Tue 27 Aug 16:00
9 / 18
25°c 25°c 3 Very good 0% Sunny day
Tue 27 Aug 19:00
7 / 13
23°c 23°c 1 Very good 1% Partly cloudy (day)
Tue 27 Aug 22:00
7 / 13
21°c 21°c 0 Very good 1% Clear night
Wed 28 Aug 01:00
9 / 13
20°c 20°c 0 Very good 0% Clear night
Wed 28 Aug 04:00
7 / 13
19°c 19°c 0 Very good 1% Partly cloudy (night)
Wed 28 Aug 07:00
7 / 13
19°c 18°c 1 Moderate 29% Light rain shower (day)
Wed 28 Aug 10:00
7 / 13
21°c 20°c 3 Good 13% Cloudy
Wed 28 Aug 13:00
9 / 18
24°c 23°c 5 Very good 3% Partly cloudy (day)
Wed 28 Aug 16:00
9 / 20
25°c 23°c 2 Very good 6% Cloudy
Wed 28 Aug 19:00
9 / 16
22°c 21°c 1 Very good 5% Partly cloudy (day)
Wed 28 Aug 22:00
7 / 13
20°c 20°c 0 Very good 6% Partly cloudy (night)
Thu 29 Aug 01:00
7 / 13
18°c 18°c 0 Very good 6% Clear night
Thu 29 Aug 04:00
7 / 13
17°c 17°c 0 Good 7% Partly cloudy (night)
Thu 29 Aug 07:00
7 / 11
17°c 17°c 1 Good 37% Light rain shower (day)
Thu 29 Aug 10:00
9 / 18
19°c 18°c 3 Very good 26% Cloudy
Thu 29 Aug 13:00
11 / 25
20°c 18°c 4 Good 13% Cloudy
Thu 29 Aug 16:00
11 / 25
21°c 18°c 2 Very good 12% Partly cloudy (day)
Thu 29 Aug 19:00
9 / 16
19°c 17°c 1 Very good 30% Light rain shower (day)
Thu 29 Aug 22:00
7 / 11
16°c 15°c 0 Very good 3% Clear night

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About Lowestoft

Kiteboarding at this location is only permitted from September to May only.

Kiteboarding is restricted in the summer months as with a high tourist levels and sunbathers. Safe launching and landing is impossible. So during summer months it’s a pretty much a no go area.

In spring and autumn and winter you can kiteboard on Lowestoft main beach but you must consult the Beach Warden/Life Guard. Considering that the location we rig up in and launch from is directly in front of the life guard’s hut, which is where the lifeguards are based, it’s generally not a problem. However beach walkers and dog walkers are in abundance so care is needed and also this area. Lowestoft has wooden groyne sea defences so be careful don’t go out to overpowered and certainly extra care is needed on cross-onshore winds as the escape routes to the beach become very narrow and there is a very good chance you kite will land or ride onto the groynes. If you see a kite go down and it doesn’t relaunch and the kiteboarder is swimming in, get ready to assist him or her because they will need your help to save that kite. It also has a large protruding wooden pier called the “Claremont Pier”. Further North is the “South Pier” a concrete build pier. Always consider which direction is downwind, if it takes you in the direction of the piers, it’s most definitely a better idea to kiteboard at the Pakefield beach kite zone. 

 

 Forget the SW winds, Anything with westerly in it is, offshore

 

Launching & Landing

 

 

Local Dangers

“South Pier”

A concrete pier

“Claremont Pier”

large protruding wooden pier

Size

beach is about 150m after that its high banks and concrete walls care is needed launching close to these banks and concrete walls.

Rips

In winter rips can be a problem,

Wooden Groyne

Wooden Groyne Sea defences, about 100m apart. Along all of Lowestoft beach to the start of Pakefield beach.

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