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Meols (Beach)

Sunday 20 August

Low High Low High
05:00 10:33 17:21 22:53
1.6 m 8.7 m 1.6 m 9.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WNW 7

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Monday 21 August

Low High Low High
05:56 11:22 18:12 23:39
1.1 m 9.0 m 1.3 m 9.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SSE 10

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Tuesday 22 August

Low High Low
06:45 12:06 18:58
0.8 m 9.2 m 1.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SE 7

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Wednesday 23 August

High Low High Low
00:21 07:30 12:48 19:39
9.4 m 0.7 m 9.2 m 1.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day WSW 13

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Thursday 24 August

High Low High Low
01:02 08:09 13:27 20:17
9.4 m 0.8 m 9.1 m 1.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 13

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Regional forecast for North West England

Today:

Many places will stay dry today with some sunny spells. However, there is an outside chance of catching a light shower in the morning. With light winds, it will feel warm in the sunshine. Maximum Temperature 19 °C.

Tonight:

Skies may cloud over a little during the evening, but there will be some clear spells too. It will turn chilly for some under clear skies. Minimum Temperature 9 °C.

Monday:

Cloud will increase through Monday with some outbreaks of rain, possibly turning heavy at times. It will turn more humid through the day. Maximum Temperature 21 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Variable amounts of cloud Tuesday, light rain possible at times, but feeling very warm and humid in brighter spells. Turning fresher Wednesday with rain at first. Sunshine and showers Thursday.

Updated at: 0527 on Sun 20 Aug 2017


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What are tides?

Tides refer to the rise and fall of a body of water, most commonly seen in the oceans; caused by the interaction between the moon, sun and Earth.

As the positions of Earth, sun and moon change in relation to each other, the gravitational pull and centrifugal forces acting upon the oceans vary and it is these differences that cause fluctuation in the height of the sea which we see at the tides going out and in.

In the UK we mostly experience a semi-diurnal tide which means we experience two high tides and two low tides each day. These occur approximately every 12 hours and 25 minutes.