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UPDATED & VIDEO: HOVERTRAVEL SUSPEND SERVICES AS ADVERSE WEATHER HITS


Hovertravel have suspended their cross-Solent service this afternoon (Thursday) due to the adverse weather conditions.

Rough seas on the crossing between Ryde to Southsea has resulted in the decision being taken to halt operations.

An update is expected at 17:15.

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Meanwhile, Island Line trains are terminating at Ryde Esplanade until further notice due to the sea overlapping the pier structure at Ryde.

Isle of Wight Webcams captured the hovercraft battling the tricky conditions earlier this afternoon…

UPDATE @ 17:12 – Hovertravel services remain suspended this evening. The next update will be at 19:15.

UPDATE @ 20:25 – Hovertravel services will remain suspended overnight. The next update will be at on Friday at 05:45.

For the latest information, visit www.hovertravel.co.uk.

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Jaymes
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Jaymes

It’s understandable why they have to cancel when you see it battling against the elements. Never looks as bad shoreside

Zips
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Zips

It was rough out there

Zack Zuck
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Zack Zuck

wonder how many people spewed up their lunch lol

JHVF
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JHVF

Did the one in the video make it ? It appeared to be heading for Fishbourne !

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