Big Tides

Spring tides at Wells regularly cover the marshes and overtop the quay. Exceptional tides, sometimes aided by a combination of low pressure and on-shore winds, cover much of the quayside...

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Coastguard Memorial Awash, 1998 A spring tide backed by a North wind covers the quay, September 2001. The Harbour Office and Maritime Mueseum, September 2001 Kayking on the quay Spring tide floods quay, 18 March 2007 The harbour launch sets out from a swamped quay, March 2007 Boats, people and cars were moved away from the quay
The Albatros sitting high on her mooring Visitors to the Albatros find it unexpectedly at sea... Looking towards East Hills with the marshes covered The last of the sun catches the Albatros and a flooded quayside, March 2007 The sun sets over a damp quayside, March 2007 View towards the East end, March 2007 Looking along the quay, March 2007
The quayside and grassed area at Tugboat Yard under water, March 2007 Sunday 27th November 2011 - photo courtesy of Charles Wordingham Sunday 27th November 2011 - Photo courtesy of Charles Wordingham Sunday 27th November 2011 - photo courtesy of Charles Wordingham 5.12.13 Tide Surge

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