By a County Press reporter
Thursday, December 13, 2012
HIGH spring tides, heavy rain and strong winds are expected to cause disruption to the Cowes chain ferry over the next three days according to the Isle of Wight Council.
Crossings could be suspended around the times of high tide, if water levels become high enough to stop the ferry operating, a spokesman warned.
It would also not be possible to operate a passenger only launch as the pontoons usually used for the service would be underwater.
The council said it would keep the service running for as long as possible, but could not guarantee the service would not be suspended.
People may need to make alternative arrangements for getting between Cowes and East Cowes around the times of the high tides, the council advised.
High tides in Cowes are as follows: Friday, 00.24 and 11.49; Saturday 01.16 and 12.36 and Sunday 01.58 and 13.30.
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Friday, December 9, 2016
Log-in or register to comment on this story. See our House Rules here.
By ticking "Remember me" you agree to a cookie being stored on your computer - no personal data is shared.
Any views or opinions presented in the comments above are solely those of the author and do not represent those of the Isle of Wight County Press.
IWCP v4.0 © Isle of Wight County Press 2016. All Rights Reserved. Web Design By Matrix Create.
Contact Us | Disclaimer
| Cookies | Links | Sitemap
Isle of Wight County Press Ltd. Registered office: Brannon House, 123 Pyle Street,
Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 1ST. Registered in England. Registered number: 1342243.