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Walney Island - Sandy Gap 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

Tuesday

27 June 2017

Heavy Rain

Maximum Temperature17°C (63°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Easterly
Wind Speed15mph
VisibilityModerate
Pressure1006mb
Humidity90%
UV Risk2
PollutionLow
Sunrise04:42 BST
Sunset21:50 BST

Wednesday

28 June 2017

Heavy Rain

Maximum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionEast North Easterly
Wind Speed14mph
VisibilityGood
Pressure999mb
Humidity83%
UV Risk2
PollutionLow
Sunrise04:42 BST
Sunset21:50 BST

Tuesday

High tide: 02:14 BST
(01:14 27 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 09:11 BST
(08:11 27 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 14:46 BST
(13:46 27 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 21:21 BST
(20:21 27 June 2017 GMT)

Wednesday

High tide: 03:03 BST
(02:03 28 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 09:59 BST
(08:59 28 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 15:35 BST
(14:35 28 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 22:06 BST
(21:06 28 June 2017 GMT)

Thursday

High tide: 03:53 BST
(02:53 29 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 10:45 BST
(09:45 29 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 16:25 BST
(15:25 29 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 22:52 BST
(21:52 29 June 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).