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St Ives - Porthminster (Beach)

Saturday 10 December

High Low High Low
01:22 07:57 13:51 20:27
5.6 m 1.9 m 6.0 m 1.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain WNW 15
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Sunday 11 December

High Low High Low
02:21 08:53 14:45 21:19
6.0 m 1.6 m 6.3 m 1.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day SE 4
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Monday 12 December

High Low High Low
03:12 09:43 15:35 22:07
6.4 m 1.2 m 6.7 m 1.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SW 12
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Tuesday 13 December

High Low High Low
03:59 10:32 16:22 22:53
6.8 m 0.9 m 6.9 m 0.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SSW 16
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Wednesday 14 December

High Low High Low
04:45 11:19 17:11 23:39
7.0 m 0.8 m 7.0 m 0.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain SW 11
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Regional forecast for South West England

This Evening and Tonight:

Today's rain will soon clear south-eastwards to leave a largely dry night with some long clear spells. This will allow mist and fog patches to develop with a touch of grass frost. Feeling chillier than recent nights. Minimum Temperature 3 °C.

Sunday:

Sunday's weather will be much more clement. It will be dry and bright with plenty of sunny spells where the fog clears. Feeling fresher than recent days. Maximum Temperature 10 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Monday will start breezy and dry, but grey skies, mist and drizzle will arrive later, persisting into Tuesday, though with lighter winds. Stronger winds and rain will return on Wednesday.

Updated at: 1530 on Sat 10 Dec 2016


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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.