"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Birkdale Sands

Birkdale Sands is a water feature off the coast of Merseyside, England.

It is listed under Rivers and Estuaries: Tidal Flats

Local authority: Sefton Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SD306157

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Things to see and do near Birkdale Sands

  • Giggles Gym (1m)
  • Dunes Splash World (2m)
  • Battlefield Live Southport (2m)
  • British Lawnmower Museum (2m)
  • The Southport Treasure Trail (2m)
  • Model Railway Village (2m)
  • Playtown Southport (2m)
  • Premier Bowl and Laser Southport (2m)
  • Southport Theatre and Floral Hall Complex (2m)
  • Hesketh Park (3m)
  • Meols Hall (4m)
  • Formby Red Squirrel Reserve (NT) (Formby Point) (5m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
112 Lord Street

Phone 01704 533 333

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Saturday 21 April


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1023
Humidity 93%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1022
Humidity 62%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 57%
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Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 59%
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Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 75%
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Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1012
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
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High Tide
03:05 BST
(02:05 GMT)
High Tide
15:36 BST
(14:36 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. 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.

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