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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

Friday

28 July 2017

Light Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Westerly
Wind Speed21mph
VisibilityExcellent
Pressure1003mb
Humidity70%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:19 BST
Sunset21:20 BST

Saturday

29 July 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Westerly
Wind Speed17mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1005mb
Humidity71%
UV Risk6
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:20 BST
Sunset21:18 BST

Friday

High tide: 03:26 BST
(02:26 28 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 10:17 BST
(09:17 28 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 15:54 BST
(14:54 28 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 22:21 BST
(21:21 28 July 2017 GMT)

Saturday

High tide: 04:11 BST
(03:11 29 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 10:55 BST
(09:55 29 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 16:38 BST
(15:38 29 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 23:03 BST
(22:03 29 July 2017 GMT)

Sunday

High tide: 05:00 BST
(04:00 30 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 11:36 BST
(10:36 30 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 17:27 BST
(16:27 30 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 23:49 BST
(22:49 30 July 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).