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St Ives - Porthminster (Beach)

Saturday 29 April

Low High Low High
01:58 07:51 14:20 20:12
0.5 m 7.0 m 0.6 m 6.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 19
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Sunday 30 April

Low High Low High
02:46 08:41 15:09 21:02
0.7 m 6.7 m 1.0 m 6.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SW 10
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Monday 1 May

Low High Low High
03:37 09:35 16:00 21:59
1.1 m 6.2 m 1.4 m 6.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals W 17
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Tuesday 2 May

Low High Low High
04:36 10:35 17:02 23:05
1.5 m 5.8 m 1.8 m 5.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals SW 7
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Wednesday 3 May

Low High Low
05:47 11:47 18:17
1.9 m 5.3 m 2.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals ENE 13
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Regional forecast for South West England

Today:

The region will stay dry all day, with sunny spells. It will become breezy in the far west later, especially on the coast. However, the wind will come from the south so it will feel warmer than recently. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Tonight:

The coming night will be dry, mild and breezy without frost or fog. It will be windy on coasts and hills. Rain will arrive in Cornwall and Devon around dawn. Minimum Temperature 10 °C.

Sunday:

Tomorrow will become windier with rain gradually spreading eastwards during the day, reaching Gloucestershire by late afternoon. The rain will clear in the west later, letting some late sunshine through. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

The bank holiday will probably start very wet, but it will dry up from the west allowing some sunshine later. Tuesday and Wednesday will be drier and warmer.

Updated at: 0310 on Sat 29 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.