When will the spring and neap tides occur for UK and Ireland in 2018?

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


Ste Wright | 2 min read

The tides are directly controlled by the moon and its orbit around the Earth. New moons and full moons result in a spring tide, quarter and three-quarter moons result in a neap tide. Not sure what a spring and neap tide is? Read this post for an explanation.

Spring tides for 2018

Below is a list of the dates and times for all spring tides for 2018 for the UK and Ireland

  • 17 January 02:17 - New moon
  • 31 January 13:26 - Full moon
  • 15 February 21:05 - New moon
  • 2 March 00:51 - Full moon
  • 17 March 13:11 - New moon
  • 31 March 13:36 - Full moon
  • 16 April 02:57 - New moon
  • 30 April 01:58 - Full moon
  • 15 May 12:47 - New moon
  • 29 May 15:19 - Full moon
  • 13 June 20:43 - New moon
  • 28 June 05:53 - Full moon
  • 13 July 03:47 - New moon
  • 27 July 21:20 - Full moon
  • 11 August 10:57 - New moon
  • 26 August 12:56 - Full moon
  • 9 September 19:01 - New moon
  • 25 September 03:52 - Full moon
  • 9 October 04:46 - New moon
  • 24 October 17:45 - Full moon
  • 7 November 16:01 - New moon
  • 23 November 05:39 - Full moon
  • 7 December 07:20 - New moon
  • 22 December 17:48 - Full moon

Neap tides for 2018

Below is a list of the dates and times for all neap tides for 2018 in the UK and Ireland.

  •  8 January 22:25 - Third quarter
  • 24 January 22:20 - First quarter
  • 7 February 15:53 - Third quarter
  • 23 February 08:09 - First quarter
  • 9 March 11:19 - Third quarter
  • 24 March 15:35 - First quarter 
  • 8 April 08:17 - Third quarter
  • 22 April 22:45 - First quarter 
  • 8 May 03:08 - Third quarter
  • 22 May 04:49 - First quarter 
  • 6 June 19:31 - Third quarter
  • 20 June 11:50 - First quarter
  • 6 July 08:50 - Third quarter
  • 19 July 20:52 - First quarter 
  • 4 August 19:17 - Third quarter
  • 18 August 08:48 - First quarter 
  • 3 September 03:37 - Third quarter 
  • 2 October 10:45 - Third quarter
  • 16 October 19:01 - First quarter 
  • 31 October 16:40 - Third quarter
  • 15 November 14:54 - First quarter 
  • 30 November 00:18 - Third quarter
  • 15 December 11:49 - First quarter 
  • 29 December 09:34 - Third quarter

The 2019 dates to follow.