How high does tide need to be to cover the Strood?

How high does tide need to be to cover the Strood?

To check the tide, you can view the tide times for West Mersea here. We always advise that if the tide is 5.00 metres and above it will more than likely cover the Strood.

Will the tide cover the Strood today?

Today’s tide times for Strood The predicted tide times today on Thursday 26 May 2022 for Strood are: first low tide at 4:02am, first high tide at 10:29am, second low tide at 4:31pm, second high tide at 10:31pm. Sunrise is at 4:52am and sunset is at 8:58pm.

What time are the tides at Mersea?

Sunrise is at 5:03am and sunset is at 8:40pm….Today’s tide times for West Mersea: Saturday 14 May 2022.

Tide Time (BST)& Date Height
Low Tide 4:51 AM(Sat 14 May) 1.05 ft (0.32 m)
High Tide 11:11 AM(Sat 14 May) 12.53 ft (3.82 m)
Low Tide 5:15 PM(Sat 14 May) 2.17 ft (0.66 m)
High Tide 11:17 PM(Sat 14 May) 12.6 ft (3.84 m)

How long does it take for the tide to go down at Mersea?

Tide Height If the tide is at 4.5m or higher, it will probably cover the road. Sometimes this is for 30 mins either side of high tide, other times it can be up to 1.5 hours either side if it’s a Spring Tide or the wind is strong.

Does the road to Mersea Island get cut off?

All About The Island. Despite the ongoing march of development Mersea manages to retain some of its former island magic. At full moon and new moon the sea water slowly creeps over the mud onto the Strood causeway and Mersea becomes, for a while, truly an island, cut off from the mainland.

What time is high tide at Mersea tomorrow?

Right now, the water height at West Mersea is approximately 4.94m….West Mersea Tidal Predictions.

Tide Times BST:
Low 08:24 0.48m
High 14:38 5.13m
Low 20:50 0.55m
High 01:11 5.58m

Does West Mersea get cut off?

What time is high tide on Mersea Island tomorrow?

Tide times for West Mersea

Day Tide times for West Mersea
1st Tide
Tue 17 1:16am ▲ 4.5 m ▲ 5:00am
Wed 18 2:02am ▲ 4.6 m ▲ 4:59am
Thu 19 2:48am ▲ 4.6 m ▲ 4:57am

Does Mersea Island get cut off?

At full moon and new moon the sea water slowly creeps over the mud onto the Strood causeway and Mersea becomes, for a while, truly an island, cut off from the mainland.

How long does it take to cross the Strood?

When can you cross? Tide heights are affected by the weather and can surprise you. If you absolutely must get across, and the predicted tide height is 4.9m or above, allow about 1 hour either side of the high tide time. Allow an extra 30 mins if it is over 5.5m.

How many miles around is Mersea Island?

Distance: 13 miles A circuit of the most gastronomic island in Essex – we pass saltmarsh grazing, oyster beds, brewery and a vineyard! Access from Brightlingsea Ferry or Cudmore Grove on the island.

How long does it take to walk around Mersea Island?

five hours
It will take you five hours to walk around the whole island, but if you’re looking for a shorter route, a circuit around Cudmore Grove Country Park and its environs is ideal.

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