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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

Spring tides 2018
Date and timeType
17 January 02:17New moon
 31 January 13:26Full moon
 15 February 21:05New moon
 2 March 00:51Full moon
 17 March 13:11New moon
 31 March 13:36Full moon
 16 April 02:57New moon
 30 April 01:58Full moon
15 May 12:47New 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.

Neap tides 2018
Date and timeType
 8 January 22:25 Third quarter
24 January 22:20First quarter
7 February 15:53Third quarter
23 February 08:09First quarter
 9 March 11:19Third quarter
24 March 15:35First quarter
 8 April 08:17Third quarter
22 April 22:45First quarter
 8 May 03:08Third quarter
22 May 04:49First quarter
 6 June 19:31Third quarter
20 June 11:50First quarter
 6 July 08:50Third quarter
19 July 20:52First quarter
 4 August 19:17Third quarter
18 August 08:48First quarter
 3 September 03:37Third quarter
 2 October 10:45Third quarter
16 October 19:01First quarter
 31 October 16:40Third quarter
15 November 14:54First quarter
 30 November 00:18Third quarter
15 December 11:49First quarter
 29 December 09:34Third quarter

The 2019 dates to follow.


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