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Formby (Beach) weather

  • Cloudy 7 °C

    5 °C

  • Cloudy 9 °C

    8 °C

  • Heavy rain 9 °C

    5 °C

  • Sunny day 6 °C

    4 °C

  • Cloudy 6 °C

    4 °C

  • Light rain 5 °C

    1 °C

  • Sunny day 5 °C

    2 °C

Thursday (Thursday 24 January 2019)
Now 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain Light rain
10% <5% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 50% 50%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 5 9 NNE 4 9 NNW 6 9 NNW 7 11 NNW 8 11 NNW 9 12 NW 8 11 NW 7 10 NW 5 8 W 4 7 WSW 4 8 WSW 5 8 WSW 5 9 SW 6 9 SSW 7 10 S 7 10 S 9 12 S 9 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M M G G VG VG VG VG VG VG G G G G G M M
Humidity
99% 98% 95% 90% 90% 86% 83% 82% 84% 86% 89% 91% 92% 93% 93% 94% 92% 95%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Smooth (wavelets)
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:11 Sunset: 16:39 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 2

∗ Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Friday (Friday 25 January 2019)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Light rain Light rain Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Light rain Overcast Cloudy Cloudy
60% 50% 20% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 40% 20% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 9 14 SW 12 20 WSW 16 25 W 18 29 W 19 30 W 18 29 W 18 28 W 19 28 W 18 29 W 18 29 W 18 28 W 18 29 W 18 29 W 18 29 W 19 30 W 19 29 W 19 30 W 18 29 WSW 19 30 WSW 19 31 WSW 20 31 WSW 20 31 WSW 19 30 WSW 19 30
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M P G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G VG VG VG
Humidity
96% 97% 97% 96% 95% 93% 93% 94% 94% 94% 93% 92% 92% 92% 92% 92% 92% 92% 92% 91% 92% 92% 92% 92%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Smooth (wavelets) Slight
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:09 Sunset: 16:41 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 2

∗ Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Saturday (Saturday 26 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Heavy rain Light shower day Light shower night Heavy rain
10% 10% 10% 20% 80% 40% 40% 70%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 18 29 SW 17 27 SW 20 31 SW 21 32 WSW 21 33 WSW 21 33 WSW 21 32 W 23 35
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G VG G G VG G G
Humidity
92% 90% 84% 85% 84% 80% 79% 83%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Slight Moderate
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:08 Sunset: 16:43 Moon phase: Third quarter Air pollution: 3

∗ Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Sunday (Sunday 27 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Heavy shower night Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
60% 20% 10% <5% 10% 10% <5% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 27 43 NNW 32 50 NNW 32 50 NNW 32 50 WNW 30 48 NW 28 44 NW 25 39 NW 21 33
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
82% 77% 68% 65% 59% 60% 67% 70%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Moderate
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:07 Sunset: 16:45 Moon phase: Third quarter Air pollution: 3

∗ Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Monday (Monday 28 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Sunny intervals Cloudy Light shower night Heavy shower night
10% 10% 20% 40% 20% 20% 40% 60%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 19 29 WNW 17 26 WNW 17 26 NNW 18 28 NNW 22 34 WNW 21 32 WNW 20 31 WNW 21 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G G VG VG VG G
Humidity
72% 77% 78% 83% 74% 71% 75% 77%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Moderate Slight Moderate Rough Moderate
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:05 Sunset: 16:47 Moon phase: Third quarter Air pollution: 3

∗ Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Tuesday (Tuesday 29 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
40% 10% 10% 30% 40% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 20 30 W 18 28 WNW 16 25 NW 14 22 WNW 13 21 WNW 14 21 N 13 21 NNE 13 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G VG G VG
Humidity
78% 80% 82% 84% 80% 78% 83% 85%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Moderate
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:03 Sunset: 16:49 Moon phase: Third quarter

∗ Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Wednesday (Wednesday 30 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny day Clear night Clear night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
-2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 0 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNE 14 21 N 14 22 N 14 22 NNW 14 21 NNE 13 21 SSE 12 19 ENE 12 18 NNW 12 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
86% 86% 86% 84% 77% 76% 82% 82%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
No Data
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:02 Sunset: 16:51 Moon phase: Waning crescent

∗ Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

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Updated:
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Fog 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Clear night 50.822 -0.136
Dover Clear night 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Overcast 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Partly cloudy night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Light snow 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Light rain 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Partly cloudy night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Partly cloudy night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Heavy rain 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Clear night 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Light rain 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Partly cloudy night 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Partly cloudy night 60.154 -1.143
London Partly cloudy night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Clear night 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Partly cloudy night 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Clear night 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional Forecast for North West England

Headline:

Cold, bright and dry. Turning cloudier later.

Today:

There will be icy patches in some places this morning. Most of the day will be dry, bright but rather cold. However, it will cloud over later in the afternoon with some light rain possible. Maximum temperature 5 °C.

Tonight:

Cloud and patchy rain will move eastwards with a little sleet or hill snow possible at first. A milder night than of late under the cloud and rain. Minimum temperature 2 °C.

Friday:

Friday will be breezy, cloudy and milder for all. There will also be patchy rain or drizzle with hill fog at times too. Maximum temperature 10 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Strong winds and rain on Saturday will be followed by wintry showers. Sunday will be colder, brighter and drier. Windy with rain and possible hill snow moving east on Monday.

Updated: 03:06 on Thu 24 Jan 2019 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Cold, bright and mostly dry, cloudier from the west later.

Today:

After any early patchy rain, sleet or hill snow clears the south, eastern parts will have another bright, cold day with sunny spells. It will become cloudier in the west with some patchy rain edging slowly eastward through the day.

Tonight:

An early frost in the east but becoming milder and cloudier from the west as rain and hill snow, mainly in the north, moves eastwards.

Friday:

A less cold day, but rather cloudy and breezy with patchy rain and drizzle. The rain mostly in the north and west, some brighter spells likely in the east.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Strong winds and heavy rain moving southeast on Saturday. Colder, brighter and windy with wintry showers into Sunday. Windy with a band of rain and hill snow moving east Monday.

Updated: 03:06 on Thu 24 Jan 2019 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 28 Jan 2019 to Wednesday 6 Feb 2019:

Cold and showery conditions are likely at first on Monday, ahead of thicker cloud and rain, perhaps preceded by snow, which is expected to move eastwards later in the day. Cold and showery weather will probably make a return on Tuesday. Beyond there, the broad signal is for the unsettled period of the weather to continue, with further bands of rain and hill snow moving east or southeast across the UK, interspersed with brighter showery interludes. Snow remains a risk, mostly in the north, but perhaps further south too, and frosts could be quite widespread. There is still a chance that even colder conditions may develop later in the period with winds swinging round to the east or northeast, bringing an increased possibility of snow.

UK Outlook for Thursday 7 Feb 2019 to Thursday 21 Feb 2019:

This period will most likely start changeable and cold, with spells of rain and hill snow, occasional stronger winds, and brighter showery interludes. As we head further through February there is an increased chance of seeing very cold conditions developing with a greater probability of northeasterly or easterly winds. This will bring an increased risk of widespread, perhaps severe frosts as well as snow, especially in eastern areas. In this scenario the driest conditions will be across the west and northwest, whilst the south could see wetter and occasionally milder spells, bringing the risk of some significant snow, but only if very cold air becomes established across much of the UK.

Updated: 03:06 on Thu 24 Jan 2019 GMT

Location details

Formby (Beach)

Location
53.548, -3.103
Altitude
0 m above mean sea level

Formby (Beach) tide times

Thursday's tide times

(local port - Formby)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 00:53 9.3
Low 07:27 0.9
High 13:15 9.5
Low 20:05 0.6

Friday's tide times

(local port - Formby)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 01:41 9.1
Low 08:12 1.1
High 14:01 9.3
Low 20:50 0.8

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Formby)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 02:30 8.8
Low 08:56 1.4
High 14:51 8.9
Low 21:36 1.3

Sunday's tide times

(local port - Formby)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 03:21 8.3
Low 09:43 1.9
High 15:44 8.5
Low 22:26 1.8

Monday's tide times

(local port - Formby)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 04:16 7.9
Low 10:37 2.3
High 16:43 8
Low 23:23 2.2

Tuesday's tide times

(local port - Formby)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 05:21 7.6
Low 11:42 2.7
High 17:53 7.6

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