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Sunday 22 January

Low High Low High
00:32 06:53 12:57 19:25
1.7 m 4.7 m 1.8 m 4.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy W 8
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Monday 23 January

Low High Low High
01:41 08:02 14:07 20:32
1.6 m 4.8 m 1.6 m 4.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals SSW 14
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Tuesday 24 January

Low High Low High
02:38 08:58 15:02 21:24
1.5 m 5.0 m 1.4 m 5.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SSW 25
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Wednesday 25 January

Low High Low High
03:25 09:44 15:46 22:07
1.3 m 5.2 m 1.2 m 5.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy S 33
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Thursday 26 January

Low High Low High
04:03 10:23 16:26 22:44
1.1 m 5.5 m 1.0 m 5.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy S 30
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Regional forecast for North West England

Today:

It will be a mostly dry and chilly day with partly cloudy skies and some sunny spells. Some isolated showery outbreaks of rain are possible at times, mainly around the coasts. Maximum Temperature 5 °C.

Tonight:

It'll stay dry overnight with some patchy cloud. A frost will form where clear spells develop, as well as some widespread and locally dense freezing fog in the south. Minimum Temperature -3 °C.

Monday:

Mist and fog patches will slowly clear through the morning. It'll then be a mostly dry day with some patchy cloud. Some showery outbreaks of rain are possible over hills. Maximum Temperature 7 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Some fog patches are likely again Tuesday morning. Otherwise, it will stay mostly dry with some sunny spells, and some early patchy frosts.

Updated at: 0203 on Sun 22 Jan 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.