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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

Friday

26 May 2017

Sunny

Maximum Temperature24°C (75°F)
Minimum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Easterly
Wind Speed12mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1017mb
Humidity49%
UV Risk7
PollutionModerate
Sunrise04:54 BST
Sunset21:27 BST

Saturday

27 May 2017

Light Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature21°C (70°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionSouth South Easterly
Wind Speed10mph
VisibilityGood
Pressure1010mb
Humidity76%
UV Risk4
PollutionLow
Sunrise04:53 BST
Sunset21:28 BST

Sunday

28 May 2017

Thick Cloud

Maximum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionWesterly
Wind Speed10mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1019mb
Humidity77%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunrise04:51 BST
Sunset21:29 BST

Friday

Low tide: 06:53 BST
(05:53 26 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 12:32 BST
(11:32 26 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 19:16 BST
(18:16 26 May 2017 GMT)

Saturday

High tide: 00:53 BST
(23:53 26 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 07:43 BST
(06:43 27 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 13:20 BST
(12:20 27 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 20:03 BST
(19:03 27 May 2017 GMT)

Sunday

High tide: 01:40 BST
(00:40 28 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 08:32 BST
(07:32 28 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 14:09 BST
(13:09 28 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 20:50 BST
(19:50 28 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).