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Meols (Beach)

Friday 9 December

Low High Low High
00:08 06:03 12:45 18:30
2.7 m 7.7 m 2.9 m 8.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast SSW 11
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Saturday 10 December

Low High Low High
01:20 07:09 13:54 19:34
2.4 m 8.1 m 2.5 m 8.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSW 7
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Sunday 11 December

Low High Low High
02:25 08:08 14:57 20:31
2.0 m 8.5 m 2.0 m 8.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 16
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Monday 12 December

Low High Low High
03:24 09:00 15:54 21:24
1.6 m 9.0 m 1.5 m 9.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 10
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Tuesday 13 December

Low High Low High
04:19 09:49 16:48 22:14
1.3 m 9.3 m 1.1 m 9.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SE 10
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Regional forecast for North West England

Today:

Outbreaks of rain will affect all parts throughout the day, becoming heavier and more persistent later. It will be a windy day, especially along the coast and over higher ground, but despite this temperatures will remain mild. Maximum Temperature 13 °C.

Tonight:

The rain will weaken and slowly clear south-eastwards overnight. Clearer and slightly colder conditions will follow, but it will remain rather breezy. Minimum Temperature 8 °C.

Saturday:

Generally drier, brighter and less mild, although still rather breezy. The odd shower is possible in the north and there is a risk of rain in the far south later. Maximum Temperature 12 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

It'll then be slightly colder into Sunday and Monday, with bright spells and the odd shower. Probably turning windier, a little milder with some rain at times on Tuesday.

Updated at: 0018 on Fri 9 Dec 2016


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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.