Thoughts, knowledge and news from the wonderful world of tides and astronomy.
We've all heard of Port and Starboard, but which side of a boat are they and where did the name originate?
In this article, we'll discuss natural whirlpools, what they are and where we will find them.
In this article, we'll explore the world's largest tidal ranges, what they are, and what causes them to be the largest.
Located on the north Wales coast, this is a story of a much loved, but neglected pier and the fight to save Victoria Pier by a group of dedicated locals after years of false starts and misfortune.
Why do we have tides? How many tides are there a day? How are tide predictions calculated? All of these questions and more, answered. In this article, I'll many of the factors which influence the tides.
After three years of rewriting the whole thing from the ground-up, the new Tides Today has launched. Here's a brief story of the process and a little on what's new.
The RNLI have some 237 lifeboat stations serving the UK and Ireland. Here are some other things you may not know about the RNLI.
As an Island nation, we owe our heritage and protection to our coastline. Here are some fun and interesting facts about the UK coast you probably don’t know
Tonight is the longest Blood Moon lunar eclipse this century. Find out what a blood moon is, when it occurs and how long it will last.
Find out when all the spring and neap tides will occur for the United Kingdom and Ireland in 2018. Includes moon phases 2018 for UK and Ireland
Leaving from Llandudno Pier, our cruise on MV Balmoral took us across the North Wales coast with dramatic mountainous backdrops and historic castles and piers.
You will have heard of the expression ‘spring tide’ or ‘neap tide’, but do you know what it is or what causes it? Here’s an explanation.
Ever wanted to see what it’s like to be on rough seas? This video of Trinity House MV Mair gives you an insight into what the professionals have to work in
Summer is almost here. There’s never a better time than now to start planning your coastal camping trip.
I speak to senior crew member Andrew Wright about MV Mair and the maintenance programme required to keep the vessel seaworthy.
Find out how you can add tide times to your website.
From Brokenwind to Loose Bottom, Brown Willy to Spunkie, the UK's coastline offers some of the funniest place names you're likely to find. How many have you visited?