Boats are stuck fast in frozen sea at Isle of Wight harbour

Part of the sea around the UK have frozen over after the 'Beast From The East' continues to batter Britain with snow and sub-zero temperatures.

Boats were trapped on Bembridge Harbour, on the east coast of the Isle of Wight after water temperatures dropped below -2C.

Temperatures on the island dipped below -6C overnight and an amber weather warning has been issued for today. 

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Boats were trapped on Bembridge Harbour, on the east coast of the Isle of Wight after water temperatures dropped below -2C

The sea frozen over at Bembridge Harbour on the Isle of Wight after sub-zero temperatures

The sea frozen over at Bembridge Harbour on the Isle of Wight after sub-zero temperatures

Video footage shot at Hampton, Herne Bay shows waves turning into icy sludge when then broke onto the beach today. 

The footage has been shared more than 30,000 times on Facebook and has attracted dozens on comments on social media.

Bristol and Southend have also seen their coastline affected by the sub-zero temperatures, with swathes of water washing in quickly turning into snow.

And on Monday, locals in Weston-Super-Mare shared their photographs which showed ice washing up on the shores.

The sea around the Isle of Sheppey also froze over last night for the first time since the winter of 1963, according to Kent Live.

Temperatures in London remained just below freezing at around -2C as the deep freeze set in.  

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