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Tuesday 25 April

Low High Low High
05:11 11:13 17:36 23:39
0.6 m 5.9 m 0.4 m 5.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals N 29
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Wednesday 26 April

Low High Low
05:54 11:56 18:17
0.4 m 6.1 m 0.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals NNW 14
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Thursday 27 April

High Low High Low
00:19 06:35 12:39 18:57
6.1 m 0.2 m 6.2 m 0.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NNW 20
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Friday 28 April

High Low High Low
01:01 07:18 13:24 19:39
6.2 m 0.2 m 6.2 m 0.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day NW 9
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Saturday 29 April

High Low High Low
01:46 08:02 14:11 20:21
6.1 m 0.2 m 6.1 m 0.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 14
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Regional forecast for North West England

Today:

A bitter, brisk northerly wind will make it feel cold for all. There will be scattered, possibly thundery, showers and some sunny spells. Showers falling as hail, sleet and snow over higher ground, and possibly to lower levels too. Maximum Temperature 10 °C.

Tonight:

A windy, mainly dry night with clear spells and the odd wintry shower possible. It will be cold with a widespread, locally sharp, frost. Minimum Temperature -1 °C.

Wednesday:

A cold, bright and frosty start to Wednesday. It will be a mainly dry day with sunny spells, although the odd wintry shower remains possible. Northerly winds will also ease. Maximum Temperature 11 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

A patchy band of rain will move erratically south-eastwards on Thursday. Mainly dry thereafter with some sunny spells. Overnight frosts becoming less widespread and feeling pleasant in any sunny spells.

Updated at: 0338 on Tue 25 Apr 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.