I'm not sure it needs need bad weather to make Mablethorpe unappealing.
same would apply to my birthplace (a bit further southeast) Great
Yarmouth. I moved away circa 1960 and Yarmouth promptly went downhill.
this point I must mention an extraordinary incident in Italy. I had to
divert due bad weather from Florence to Pisa (remember that I was an
airline pilot). There were several hours to wait before the passengers
arrived from by bus from Florence. I got chatting to the Italian
Operations Officer. He told me that every year, he went on holiday to
England to:"a place you will never have heard of". Yes, you've guessed:
Great Yarmouth! It takes all sorts!