Autumn used to be a quiet time for crossings but that has changed this year.
Mild and calm conditions have probably been a factor in people deciding to risk the cold and head to England.
One fisherman says the people smuggling gangs are now much better organised, meaning anyone can cross the Channel at any time of the year.
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