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Formby (Beach)

Friday 22 September

Low High Low
07:35 13:06 19:41
0.8 m 9.1 m 1.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SE 18

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Saturday 23 September

High Low High Low
01:22 08:07 13:39 20:12
9.1 m 1.1 m 8.9 m 1.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 16

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Sunday 24 September

High Low High Low
01:55 08:36 14:13 20:42
8.8 m 1.4 m 8.7 m 1.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SE 14

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Monday 25 September

High Low High Low
02:29 09:03 14:46 21:11
8.5 m 1.9 m 8.3 m 2.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy ENE 8

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Tuesday 26 September

High Low High Low
03:04 09:30 15:25 21:43
8.1 m 2.3 m 8.0 m 2.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 9

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Regional forecast for North West England

This Evening and Tonight:

Outbreaks of drizzly rain will clear through the evening, leaving a largely cloudy night with a few clear spells. Winds will steadily ease and it will be milder than last night. Minimum Temperature 11 °C.

Saturday:

After some early brightness, Saturday will be largely cloudy with the odd spot of light rain or drizzle. Cloud will thin later to give a fine end to the day. Maximum Temperature 18 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Changeable over the next few days with rain possible on Sunday and Monday, perhaps heavy in places. Largely dry on Tuesday with sunny spells. Warmer than recently with milder nights.

Updated at: 1555 on Fri 22 Sep 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.