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West Kirby Beach

West Kirby, Wirral

The sandy beach has excellent views across the mouth of the Dee Estuary to Wales, and also to the Hilbre Islands. At one end is Red Rocks, an area of sand dunes noted for the Natterjack Toad. The Hilbre Islands can be reached on foot from the beach.

Weather and Tides

Thursday

20 July 2017

Light Cloud

Minimum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Easterly
Wind Speed13mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1007mb
Humidity67%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunset21:28 BST

Friday

21 July 2017

Light Rain

Maximum Temperature19°C (66°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Easterly
Wind Speed24mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1002mb
Humidity73%
UV Risk3
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:11 BST
Sunset21:26 BST

Saturday

22 July 2017

Light Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature19°C (66°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Easterly
Wind Speed6mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1006mb
Humidity64%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:13 BST
Sunset21:25 BST

Thursday

Low tide: 02:58 BST
(01:58 20 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 08:37 BST
(07:37 20 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 15:27 BST
(14:27 20 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 21:11 BST
(20:11 20 July 2017 GMT)

Friday

Low tide: 04:03 BST
(03:03 21 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 09:40 BST
(08:40 21 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 16:29 BST
(15:29 21 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 22:09 BST
(21:09 21 July 2017 GMT)

Saturday

Low tide: 05:04 BST
(04:04 22 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 10:39 BST
(09:39 22 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:26 BST
(16:26 22 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:03 BST
(22:03 22 July 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Hilbre Island) 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).