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Old 25 August 2006, 03:59   #1
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High tides 9th - 11th September

Anyone else know about the predicted tides for this period?

I've just read that they are due to be the highest tides for 20 years.
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Yep Radio was saying how there is huge worries for the flooding that is predicted.

Huge opportunity to go exploring up the rivers then.
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and 8th and 9th of october by the looks of it 5.6 tide
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its always higher in March and Sept, but can be exceptional if the planets are in alignment (more that usual) ++ other things like low pressure

will be interesting to see
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I've always wondered about this Highest Astronomical Tide malarkey, wonder if it will be covered in RYA Coastal Skipper?
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Simon, on the Costal/yachtmaster course you do go into detail,,,,i actually did my instructor having to teach this, so i have some charts if you are interested, just send me an email address, i find if quite interesting, one bulge is due to the plants+sun, but the other bulge is due to centrifugal force of the earth....not everybody knows that
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The Isle of Man's Met Office fears record spring tides could lead to parts of the island flooding this autumn.

At 0050 BST on 9 September and 0130 BST on 10 September, tides will reach a height of between 7.9 and 8 metres.

Think I will move the car to higher ground and go to work in the rib

If we get 8 Mts then Jersey and Guernsey will be no more. is it time to order your Prosport Ark
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Massive tides at Conwy on those two days - an 8.7 m range


The tide will be racing through the Conwy Estuary and the Meni Straits good job its the middle of the night and I won't be out!!

Probably get about 5 -7 kts of tide running up the Conwy River!!
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aargh-10.64m high here early morning on the sunday.
Down to 0.13 low on the previous day
Get a good southerly behind that and Morecambe bay will expand it boundaries somewhat! Probably into my lounge
Still them lobsters better hide around low water!
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Where can one get a long range tide high prediction as the BBC is only 6 days
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