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Walney Island - Biggar Bank Beach

Barrow in Furness, Cumbria

A long sandy beach backed by an expanse of dunes forming a nature reserve to the north. The far north of the beach is used by naturists

Weather and Tides

Saturday

29 April 2017

Light Cloud

Minimum Temperature10°C (50°F)
Wind DirectionEast South Easterly
Wind Speed16mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1013mb
Humidity59%
UV Risk4
PollutionLow
Sunset20:41 BST

Sunday

30 April 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Minimum Temperature10°C (50°F)
Wind DirectionEast South Easterly
Wind Speed23mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1003mb
Humidity49%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:39 BST
Sunset20:42 BST

Monday

1 May 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Minimum Temperature7°C (45°F)
Wind DirectionEast South Easterly
Wind Speed15mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1008mb
Humidity69%
UV Risk3
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:37 BST
Sunset20:44 BST

Saturday

High tide: 01:55 BST
(00:55 29 April 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 08:44 BST
(07:44 29 April 2017 GMT)

High tide: 14:21 BST
(13:21 29 April 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 21:04 BST
(20:04 29 April 2017 GMT)

Sunday

High tide: 02:41 BST
(01:41 30 April 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 09:29 BST
(08:29 30 April 2017 GMT)

High tide: 15:10 BST
(14:10 30 April 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 21:47 BST
(20:47 30 April 2017 GMT)

Monday

High tide: 03:30 BST
(02:30 1 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 10:17 BST
(09:17 1 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 16:04 BST
(15:04 1 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 22:35 BST
(21:35 1 May 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Barrow (Ramsden Dock)) 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).