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Mounts Bay - Penzance (Beach)

Sunday 30 April

Low High Low High
02:36 08:13 14:55 20:35
0.6 m 5.5 m 0.8 m 5.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy ESE 9
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Monday 1 May

Low High Low High
03:24 09:03 15:44 21:26
0.9 m 5.2 m 1.2 m 5.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain NW 19
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Tuesday 2 May

Low High Low High
04:16 09:57 16:39 22:25
1.2 m 4.9 m 1.5 m 4.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals NE 9
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Wednesday 3 May

Low High Low High
05:18 11:04 17:45 23:38
1.5 m 4.6 m 1.8 m 4.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy ENE 10
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Thursday 4 May

Low High Low
06:32 12:25 19:05
1.7 m 4.4 m 1.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy E 16
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Regional forecast for South West England

This Evening and Tonight:

Rain will continue through this evening and overnight, perhaps turning heavy at times particularly across parts of Cornwall and Devon. Some clear spells will develop, but winds will remain light and it will be mild. Minimum Temperature 7 °C.

Monday:

Monday will see a mixture of sunshine and showers with some longer spells of heavier rain possible at times. Winds will remain light and in any sunshine it'll feel warm. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Mostly dry and settled through next week, although the chance of a shower later on Tuesday. Some warm sunshine on Wednesday and Thursday, especially in the west, but becoming breezier.

Updated at: 1623 on Sun 30 Apr 2017


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What are tides?

Tides refer to the rise and fall of a body of water, most commonly seen in the oceans; caused by the interaction between the moon, sun and Earth.

As the positions of Earth, sun and moon change in relation to each other, the gravitational pull and centrifugal forces acting upon the oceans vary and it is these differences that cause fluctuation in the height of the sea which we see at the tides going out and in.

In the UK we mostly experience a semi-diurnal tide which means we experience two high tides and two low tides each day. These occur approximately every 12 hours and 25 minutes.