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Monday 27 March

Low High Low
05:38 11:44 18:02
0.6 m 5.9 m 0.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day ESE 19
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Tuesday 28 March

High Low High Low
00:06 06:17 12:22 18:41
5.9 m 0.4 m 6.1 m 0.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SE 14
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Wednesday 29 March

High Low High Low
00:43 06:56 13:02 19:20
6.0 m 0.3 m 6.2 m 0.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain S 21
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Thursday 30 March

High Low High Low
01:23 07:36 13:43 19:59
6.1 m 0.2 m 6.2 m 0.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy S 23
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Friday 31 March

High Low High Low
02:05 08:17 14:27 20:38
6.1 m 0.3 m 6.2 m 0.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy S 21
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Regional forecast for North West England

Today:

A cold start with patchy frost and fog, but this will readily clear to leave another fine day. There will be a bit more cloud at first, especially in the east but the afternoon should see plenty of warm sunshine. Maximum Temperature 16 °C.

Tonight:

It will remain dry overnight but with clear spells it will turn cold again. However, cloud will increase through the early hours, perhaps with some mist and fog in places. Minimum Temperature 3 °C.

Tuesday:

After a dry start, cloud will thicken bringing showery outbreaks of rain, these perhaps turning heavy and thundery in places. Despite this, there will still be some warm sunny spells. Maximum Temperature 16 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Remaining unsettled from midweek with showers or longer spells of rain, although these will be interspersed with some warm sunny spells. Turning breezier, particularly on Wednesday and Thursday.

Updated at: 0444 on Mon 27 Mar 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.