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Friday 18 August

Low High Low High
02:37 08:54 15:10 21:30
1.3 m 5.2 m 1.2 m 5.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals SW 22

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Saturday 19 August

Low High Low High
03:50 10:02 16:15 22:29
1.0 m 5.4 m 1.0 m 5.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals W 24

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Sunday 20 August

Low High Low High
04:50 10:58 17:09 23:21
0.7 m 5.7 m 0.8 m 5.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day SSE 9

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Monday 21 August

Low High Low
05:43 11:47 17:56
0.5 m 5.9 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain S 9

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Tuesday 22 August

High Low High Low
00:08 06:29 12:31 18:39
6.0 m 0.3 m 6.0 m 0.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy ESE 10

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Regional forecast for North West England

Today:

A mix of sunny spells and showers today. Some of the showers will turn heavy and thundery, with hail possible too. Perhaps some more organised showery rain arriving from the west for some later. Windy, especially by the coast. Maximum Temperature 18 °C.

Tonight:

Any organised rain soon clearing this evening, leaving clear spells and occasional showers drifting in from the west for the rest of the night. Minimum Temperature 12 °C.

Saturday:

Sunshine and occasional showers on Saturday, though the showers becoming more isolated as the day wears on, leaving a predominantly dry and sunny end to the afternoon. Staying windy. Maximum Temperature 18 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Cloud and rain spreading northeastwards on Sunday, turning heavy over the hills. Rain then gradually moving southeastwards through Monday. Staying unsettled at times for some Tuesday.

Updated at: 0240 on Fri 18 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.