Prince of Wales Pier Sea Fog, Dover Harbour, Kent, England, United Kingdom

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Far to the left, the entire Eastern Docks have been engulfed, and the fog creeps over the Hidden Houses of East Cliff there; a mile out to sea, the massive Southern Breakwater has suffered a similar fate. Only here in the west does part of the Admiralty Pier and this first section of the Prince of Wales Pier remain free. But not for long: the dense main mass has yet to arrive... Port of Dover Seafront, Tourism, and Travel.

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John Latter on February 23, 2013

A winter seafog from the English Channel but only a "baby" one, especially in height: people living on the highest floors of the seafront Gateway Flats above Marine Parade had blue skies and probably could have watched the sunset to completion. The height and density of the developing fog is indicated in:

Sentient Sea Fog in Dover Harbour, England, United Kingdom


Sentient Sea Fog on Dover Seafront, England, United Kingdom

The photo was taken on the esplanade from near the Clock Tower and Esplanade King Charles II Memorial at 5.02 pm on Tuesday, 19th February 2013, while on a cycle ride from Robsons Yard.

Also see the 2007 photos showing a "grown-up" sea fog:

Sea Fog entering the Tidal Harbour and Granville Dock of Dover Marina


Dover Castle floating on Sea Fog, St Martin’s Battery, Western Heights

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John Latter on February 23, 2013

Dover pebble beach below the promenade on a sunnier day in October 2012:

Autumn Panorama of the Beach and Seafront, Dover Harbour

A recent photo of the Prince of Wales Pier taken in December 2012:

A Winter Sunrise on the Prince of Wales Pier, Dover Harbour

Victorian foundation stone (see the memorial) of the Prince of Wales Pier laid by HRH Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII, in 1892. Pier completed 1902.

John Latter on February 24, 2013

Also see December 2012 photo of the Prince of Wales Pier:

A Cold and Frosty Sunrise in Dover Harbour, United Kingdom

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  • Uploaded on February 23, 2013
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    by John Latter
    • Camera: Canon EOS 600D
    • Taken on 2013/02/19 17:02:03
    • Exposure: 0.010s (1/100)
    • Focal Length: 55.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash