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Watergate Bay (Beach)

Thursday 27 July

Low High Low High
02:50 08:43 15:03 21:03
0.7 m 6.9 m 0.9 m 7.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 20

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Friday 28 July

Low High Low High
03:33 09:25 15:45 21:45
1.0 m 6.6 m 1.3 m 6.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain SSW 19

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Saturday 29 July

Low High Low High
04:14 10:09 16:28 22:28
1.4 m 6.2 m 1.7 m 6.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 15

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Sunday 30 July

Low High Low High
04:58 10:53 17:15 23:16
1.9 m 5.8 m 2.1 m 5.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day WSW 18

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Monday 31 July

Low High Low
05:48 11:47 18:12
2.2 m 5.5 m 2.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals WSW 14

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Regional forecast for South West England

Today:

A breezy day with sunshine and scattered blustery showers, some of which will be heavy at times, possibly with the odd rumble of thunder. Showers will become more isolated into the evening with some prolonged sunny spells. Maximum Temperature 20 °C.

Tonight:

There will be variable amounts of cloud overnight and many places will stay largely dry. However, outbreaks of rain will start to edge into western Cornwall in the early hours. Minimum Temperature 12 °C.

Friday:

Skies will turn cloudier through the morning with outbreaks of rain spreading eastwards through the day. It will become windy along the coast with areas of hill fog developing too. Maximum Temperature 19 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Saturday should be largely dry for many with some sunny spells at times, and perhaps an isolated light shower. However, showers will become more frequent again on Sunday and Monday.

Updated at: 0406 on Thu 27 Jul 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.