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Watergate Bay (Beach)

Wednesday 28 September

High Low High Low
04:15 10:37 16:35 23:04
6.3 m 1.5 m 6.6 m 1.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast SW 13
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Thursday 29 September

High Low High Low
04:57 11:17 17:15 23:41
6.6 m 1.2 m 6.9 m 1.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals W 19
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Friday 30 September

High Low High
05:34 11:51 17:50
6.8 m 1.1 m 7.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals W 15
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Saturday 1 October

Low High Low High
00:14 06:07 12:23 18:22
1.0 m 7.0 m 1.0 m 7.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day W 17
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Sunday 2 October

Low High Low High
00:44 06:39 12:55 18:53
0.9 m 7.0 m 1.0 m 7.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals SSW 10
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Regional forecast for South West England

Today:

Dry with some brighter spells through the morning. However, becoming cloudy during the afternoon with light rain or drizzle, especially over hills, and with a brisk south-westerly breeze. Maximum Temperature 20 °C.

Tonight:

Cloudy and damp through the beginning of the night, and with hill fog over high ground. Towards dawn a band of rain will arrive from the north-west. Minimum Temperature 15 °C.

Thursday:

Cloud and rain clearing during the morning, then a dry and bright day, with sunshine through the afternoon, but feeling cooler and fresher. Maximum Temperature 18 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Breezy with sunshine and showers on Friday and Saturday, the showers perhaps heavy with thunder on Saturday. Sunday looks to be drier, with light winds and some sunny spells.

Updated at: 0207 on Wed 28 Sep 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.