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Wednesday 17 January

Low High Low High
05:29 11:11 17:51 23:30
1.8 m 8.6 m 1.8 m 8.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy W 32

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Thursday 18 January

Low High Low
06:03 11:44 18:27
1.7 m 8.7 m 1.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy shower day WNW 23

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Friday 19 January

High Low High Low
00:03 06:38 12:16 19:01
8.5 m 1.7 m 8.8 m 1.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day W 27

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Saturday 20 January

High Low High Low
00:36 07:12 12:48 19:36
8.5 m 1.7 m 8.8 m 1.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WNW 13

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Sunday 21 January

High Low High Low
01:09 07:46 13:22 20:10
8.4 m 1.8 m 8.7 m 1.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain SSW 18

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Regional forecast for North West England

This Evening and Tonight:

Cold and windy weather will continue this evening with some wintry showers, particularly over the hills. Rain will arrive later in the evening, with some snow to lower levels. Gales and severe gales over exposed coasts and hills overnight. Minimum Temperature -3 °C.

Thursday:

Strong winds will ease through the morning. A mixture of sunny spells and showers will continue through the day, these falling as snow over the hills; feeling cold. Maximum Temperature 5 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Sunshine and a mixture of rain and snow showers will continue through Friday, remaining cold and windy. Winds will ease on Saturday, turning wet and windy again on Sunday.

Updated at: 1401 on Wed 17 Jan 2018


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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.