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Low tide July 2013 - click for larger image
Low tide on 24 July 2013

Explanation of tide tables on the Home page

The left hand figure on each line is the time in 24-hrs notation, e.g. 0025 is 25 minutes past midnight and 1225 is 25 minutes past noon. Times are Greenwich Mean Time unless stated, so add an hour in the summer (plus 20 minutes for us upstream at Newburn). This is an example for Christmas Day 2016:

Sun 25 Dec
 0034  4.32
 0656  1.68

 1305  4.39  
 1924  1.82

The right hand figure on each line is the height at that time of low or high tide in metres above the local chart datum; this is supposed to be the lowest point ever reached by tides at that location (Shields for us).

So low tide should never go below zero. The maximum high tide ever reached here is around 5.7 metres. At the other extreme, the difference between high and low tides can be as low as 1.5 metres.

Problems with very low tides

Low tides affect us at the club most. Anything below about 1.00 metres is off the bottom of the steps and is a problem in terms of grounding, so coaches and coordinators should be looking ahead for problem days.

Other useful sites

* Official Port of Tyne tide table for North Shields in GMT for 2017 in pdf format are 
* See
this site for record lows and highs
* Use this one for getting predictions for any specific day at Shields well into future.
This one gives predictions for next week for Newcastle.

This page last updated 24-01-18.

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