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Porthcurnick (Beach)

Sunday 28 May

Low High Low High
02:06 07:54 14:29 20:15
0.1 m 5.2 m 0.2 m 5.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain E 13
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Monday 29 May

Low High Low High
02:54 08:45 15:16 21:07
0.2 m 5.0 m 0.5 m 5.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 12
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Tuesday 30 May

Low High Low High
03:44 09:39 16:05 22:03
0.5 m 4.8 m 0.7 m 4.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 14
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Wednesday 31 May

Low High Low High
04:36 10:36 16:56 23:00
0.8 m 4.5 m 1.0 m 4.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals SSE 8
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Thursday 1 June

Low High Low
05:33 11:36 17:53
1.1 m 4.2 m 1.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 10
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Regional forecast for South West England

Today:

It will be a dry and bright start for many with plenty of sunny spells. However, cloud will thicken bringing the risk of some torrential thundery showers, giving frequent lightning, heavy rain and some hail. Turning muggy through the day. Maximum Temperature 21 °C.

Tonight:

Further torrential showers are possible overnight, particularly but not exclusively in the east of the region. Where it's drier it will still be cloudy and all will feel muggy. Minimum Temperature 13 °C.

Monday:

Most of the showers should have cleared by Monday to leave a largely dry day with some bright or sunny spells. It will feel rather humid for many. Maximum Temperature 21 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Often dry with sunny spells although the chance of rain later on Tuesday and perhaps a few showers on Wednesday. Turning warmer from midweek with a fine day on Thursday.

Updated at: 0344 on Sun 28 May 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.