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Tuesday 12 December

Low High Low High
00:23 06:10 12:48 18:36
2.4 m 7.5 m 2.9 m 7.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSW 9

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Wednesday 13 December

Low High Low High
01:31 07:17 13:54 19:40
2.4 m 7.7 m 2.7 m 7.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain W 28

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Thursday 14 December

Low High Low High
02:32 08:14 14:52 20:34
2.3 m 7.9 m 2.5 m 8.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain WSW 18

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Friday 15 December

Low High Low High
03:22 09:00 15:40 21:19
2.2 m 8.2 m 2.3 m 8.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day NNW 19

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Saturday 16 December

Low High Low High
04:06 09:41 16:22 21:58
2.0 m 8.4 m 2.1 m 8.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day NW 14

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Regional forecast for North West England

Today:

A sunny, but very cold start with severe frost, ice and some freezing fog patches which will be slow to clear. Skies will turn cloudier through the day with outbreaks of rain and some hill snow arriving early evening. Maximum Temperature 3 °C.

Tonight:

Rain and hill snow will spread eastwards through the first half of the night. Clearer skies will follow, with scattered showers becoming more frequent towards dawn. Cold and windy. Minimum Temperature 0 °C.

Wednesday:

Windy with frequent spells of heavy and showery rain. Turning drier and brighter through the afternoon, but further rain and snow becoming more widespread again overnight. Maximum Temperature 7 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Breezy on Thursday, with sunny spells and showers perhaps wintry in places. Colder on Friday and Saturday, but largely dry and sunny with frost and ice overnight.

Updated at: 0149 on Tue 12 Dec 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.