J3474 : The Lagan Weir, Belfast (18)

taken 10 years ago, near to Belfast County Borough, Shankill, Ballymacarret, Cliftonville and Skegoneill, Northern Ireland

The Lagan Weir, Belfast (18)
The Lagan Weir, Belfast (18)
Another in the series showing the weir at different states of the tide. Today is 48 minutes before high water, one day after the new moon with the weir gate raised.
For comparison this one J3474 : Dredging the River Lagan, Belfast - 2010/11 (41) (25 October 2010) shows the gate lowered, within a few minutes of high water, two days after the full moon.
This J3474 : The Lagan weir, Belfast (17) (15 May 2011) shows the gate raised, 18 minutes before low water, two days before the full moon.
The tide reaches its highest (and lowest) approximately two days after the full and new moons – an effect known as a “spring tide”.
I won’t even mention the relative distances of the Earth and the Moon!
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Date Taken
Sunday, 31 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 31 July, 2011
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 344 745 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.0604N 5:55.1803W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 345 745
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Belfast  River Lagan  Lagan Weir (Belfast)  Boom  Tide  Tidal Variation  Spring Tide 

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