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Askam-in-Furness Beach

Barrow in Furness, Cumbria

A long sandy beach on the edge of Duddong sands. Askam-in-Furness has a large pier built from slag from the old iron works.

Weather and Tides


16 August 2017

Light Rain

Maximum Temperature17°C (63°F)
Minimum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Wind DirectionSoutherly
Wind Speed17mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk3
Sunrise05:51 BST
Sunset20:42 BST


17 August 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionSouth South Westerly
Wind Speed12mph
UV Risk5
Sunrise05:53 BST
Sunset20:40 BST


18 August 2017

Heavy Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionWest South Westerly
Wind Speed20mph
UV Risk4
Sunrise05:55 BST
Sunset20:38 BST


High tide: 06:03 BST
(05:03 16 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 12:45 BST
(11:45 16 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 18:45 BST
(17:45 16 August 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 01:29 BST
(00:29 17 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 07:24 BST
(06:24 17 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 14:10 BST
(13:10 17 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 20:08 BST
(19:08 17 August 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 02:56 BST
(01:56 18 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 08:44 BST
(07:44 18 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 15:30 BST
(14:30 18 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 21:21 BST
(20:21 18 August 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Duddon Bar) and may not be accurate for this beach. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use.

Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

Tidal predictions are © Crown Copyright and/or database rights. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office and the UK Hydrographic Office (