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Thursday 23 November

High Low High Low
01:12 07:31 13:28 19:54
8.2 m 2.2 m 8.3 m 2.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain WSW 46

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Friday 24 November

High Low High Low
01:47 08:06 14:08 20:34
7.9 m 2.5 m 8.1 m 2.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals W 14

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Saturday 25 November

High Low High Low
02:29 08:48 14:54 21:22
7.6 m 2.8 m 7.8 m 2.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day NW 21

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Sunday 26 November

High Low High Low
03:21 09:40 15:52 22:22
7.3 m 3.1 m 7.5 m 2.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WNW 22

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Monday 27 November

High Low High Low
04:28 10:49 17:02 23:34
7.1 m 3.3 m 7.4 m 2.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day WNW 25

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Regional forecast for North West England

Today:

Some blustery showers this morning, which may turn to sleet or snow over the hills. There will be bright spells between the showers, but it will be colder than yesterday, and feeling chilly in the wind. Maximum Temperature 9 °C.

Tonight:

The showers will begin to ease off and many places will have a dry night. The winds will drop out too, but it will be colder than last night. Minimum Temperature 2 °C.

Friday:

A bright and frosty start. A few showers are likely through the day but there will be some sunny spells too. Maximum Temperature 8 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

A cold weekend with frosty starts. Bright with blustery showers, falling as sleet or snow, especially on high ground. Monday strong winds and some rain likey, but brighter later.

Updated at: 0033 on Thu 23 Nov 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.