High tides warning for Burnham-On-Sea coastline this weekend
and other beach users have been warned to be aware of exceptionally
high tides along Burnham-On-Sea's coastline this weekend.
of high tides at around 12 metres are due, prompting Coastguards
to warn beach walkers and motorists to take extra caution.
were the scenes on Friday evening (September 16th) when strong onshore
winds whipped up waves along the Burnham's seafront.
high tide times in Burnham-On-Sea
today (Saturday) are at 7.56am (11.29m) and 8.17pm (11.67m), then
Sunday at 8.40am (11.53m) and 9pm (11.8m).
Coastguard Officer Dave Welland said: "We do advise people
to take extra care as there will be a greater risk of getting into
difficulty during this weekend's high tides."
the tide times and stay away from areas where you might get cut-off
or into danger - particularly if you park on the beach or walk along
at Burnham Coastguard, BARB Search & Rescue and Burnham RNLI
will be on call through the weekend as usual to respond to any incidents.