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Formby Beach

Southport, Sefton

A beautiful rural sandy beach. backed by dunes and next to a National Trust reserve. Favoured by fishermen and dog walkers with a designated dog exercise zone.

Weather and Tides

Wednesday

16 August 2017

Light Rain

Maximum Temperature19°C (66°F)
Minimum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Wind DirectionSoutherly
Wind Speed15mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1016mb
Humidity61%
UV Risk3
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:53 BST
Sunset20:40 BST

Thursday

17 August 2017

Sunny

Maximum Temperature20°C (68°F)
Minimum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Wind DirectionWest South Westerly
Wind Speed8mph
VisibilityExcellent
Pressure1008mb
Humidity64%
UV Risk6
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:54 BST
Sunset20:37 BST

Friday

18 August 2017

Heavy Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Minimum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Wind DirectionWest South Westerly
Wind Speed22mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1006mb
Humidity74%
UV Risk4
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:56 BST
Sunset20:35 BST

Wednesday

High tide: 05:50 BST
(04:50 16 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 12:18 BST
(11:18 16 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 18:32 BST
(17:32 16 August 2017 GMT)

Thursday

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

High tide: 07:11 BST
(06:11 17 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 13:41 BST
(12:41 17 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 19:55 BST
(18:55 17 August 2017 GMT)

Friday

Low tide: 02:27 BST
(01:27 18 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 08:30 BST
(07:30 18 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 15:01 BST
(14:01 18 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 21:07 BST
(20:07 18 August 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Formby) 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 (www.ukho.gov.uk).