Lowestoft

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NW 315°

Old Felixstowe Weather Weather Station - 38.05 miles away | Updated 2 minutes ago

High Tide was 3 minutes ago
Today's Tide
TimeHeightHigh/Low
03:212.12High Tide
09:231.07Low Tide
15:502.03High Tide
21:591.05Low Tide
Tommorow's Tide
TimeHeightHigh/Low
04:362.07High Tide
10:361.18Low Tide
16:572.01High Tide
23:221.04Low 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
Wed 01 Apr 10:00
4 / 7
4°c 2°c 2 Good 9% Overcast
Wed 01 Apr 13:00
9 / 13
7°c 4°c 2 Very good 8% Overcast
Wed 01 Apr 16:00
7 / 9
8°c 7°c 1 Very good 6% Cloudy
Wed 01 Apr 19:00
7 / 9
8°c 6°c 1 Very good 5% Cloudy
Wed 01 Apr 22:00
7 / 13
6°c 4°c 0 Very good 5% Cloudy
Thu 02 Apr 01:00
7 / 16
6°c 4°c 0 Good 8% Overcast
Thu 02 Apr 04:00
7 / 16
5°c 3°c 0 Good 5% Cloudy
Thu 02 Apr 07:00
9 / 18
5°c 2°c 1 Good 8% Overcast
Thu 02 Apr 10:00
13 / 22
8°c 5°c 2 Very good 7% Cloudy
Thu 02 Apr 13:00
13 / 25
11°c 9°c 3 Very good 6% Cloudy
Thu 02 Apr 16:00
16 / 29
12°c 9°c 1 Very good 9% Cloudy
Thu 02 Apr 19:00
13 / 25
10°c 8°c 1 Very good 10% Cloudy
Thu 02 Apr 22:00
11 / 22
8°c 5°c 0 Very good 12% Overcast
Fri 03 Apr 01:00
11 / 20
6°c 2°c 0 Very good 6% Cloudy
Fri 03 Apr 04:00
11 / 20
4°c 0°c 0 Very good 4% Cloudy
Fri 03 Apr 07:00
9 / 18
3°c -1°c 1 Very good 1% Sunny day
Fri 03 Apr 10:00
11 / 20
6°c 3°c 3 Very good 0% Sunny day
Fri 03 Apr 13:00
9 / 20
8°c 6°c 4 Very good 4% Cloudy
Fri 03 Apr 16:00
7 / 16
8°c 7°c 1 Very good 9% Overcast
Fri 03 Apr 19:00
7 / 11
7°c 5°c 1 Very good 10% Overcast
Fri 03 Apr 22:00
7 / 11
6°c 4°c 0 Very good 5% Cloudy
Sat 04 Apr 01:00
7 / 11
5°c 2°c 0 Very good 5% Cloudy
Sat 04 Apr 04:00
7 / 11
4°c 1°c 0 Very good 5% Cloudy
Sat 04 Apr 07:00
7 / 9
4°c 1°c 1 Very good 6% Cloudy
Sat 04 Apr 10:00
9 / 16
8°c 6°c 2 Very good 5% Cloudy
Sat 04 Apr 13:00
13 / 25
10°c 7°c 3 Very good 8% Overcast
Sat 04 Apr 16:00
13 / 25
10°c 7°c 2 Very good 8% Overcast
Sat 04 Apr 19:00
11 / 18
8°c 5°c 1 Very good 5% Cloudy
Sat 04 Apr 22:00
11 / 18
7°c 4°c 0 Very good 5% Cloudy
Sun 05 Apr 01:00
13 / 20
7°c 4°c 0 Very good 1% Partly cloudy (night)
Sun 05 Apr 04:00
13 / 20
7°c 4°c 0 Very good 1% Partly cloudy (night)
Sun 05 Apr 07:00
13 / 22
8°c 4°c 1 Very good 1% Partly cloudy (day)
Sun 05 Apr 10:00
18 / 29
10°c 7°c 3 Very good 0% Sunny day
Sun 05 Apr 13:00
18 / 34
12°c 9°c 4 Very good 0% Sunny day
Sun 05 Apr 16:00
20 / 36
13°c 10°c 2 Very good 1% Sunny day
Sun 05 Apr 19:00
16 / 27
12°c 9°c 1 Very good 1% Sunny day
Sun 05 Apr 22:00
18 / 29
12°c 9°c 0 Very good 1% 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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