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Friday 9 December

High Low High Low
00:02 06:28 12:37 19:09
6.2 m 2.3 m 6.5 m 2.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy S 14
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Saturday 10 December

High Low High Low
01:15 07:41 13:46 20:15
6.5 m 2.0 m 6.9 m 1.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain SW 7
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Sunday 11 December

High Low High Low
02:19 08:44 14:46 21:13
6.9 m 1.7 m 7.2 m 1.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day S 7
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Monday 12 December

High Low High Low
03:16 09:40 15:42 22:06
7.3 m 1.3 m 7.6 m 1.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SSW 13
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Tuesday 13 December

High Low High Low
04:08 10:33 16:34 22:56
7.7 m 1.0 m 7.8 m 0.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSW 12
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Regional forecast for South West England

This Evening and Tonight:

This evening cloud will tend to thicken as a weather front approaches from the north-west. That is going to give us mild conditions overnight with some outbreaks of rain at times too. Minimum Temperature 8 °C.

Saturday:

On Saturday there will be very little improvement with outbreaks of rain stubbornly holding on. It will still be mild though with temperatures for all in double figures. Maximum Temperature 13 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Sunday will be a drier and brighter day however, by Monday further rain will arrive from the Atlantic and this will leave cloudy conditions on Tuesday too. Still feeling mild.

Updated at: 1552 on Fri 9 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.