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Portwrinkle (Beach)

Monday 5 December

Low High Low High
03:01 08:45 15:27 21:11
1.8 m 4.9 m 1.8 m 4.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy ESE 12
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Tuesday 6 December

Low High Low High
03:42 09:28 16:14 22:00
1.9 m 4.8 m 1.9 m 4.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast S 10
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Wednesday 7 December

Low High Low High
04:35 10:21 17:12 23:03
2.1 m 4.7 m 2.0 m 4.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSW 16
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Thursday 8 December

Low High Low
05:40 11:29 18:23
2.2 m 4.6 m 2.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast SW 9
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Friday 9 December

High Low High Low
00:21 06:56 12:51 19:38
4.5 m 2.1 m 4.7 m 1.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSW 18
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Regional forecast for South West England

Today:

A generally cloudy day, with limited sunshine. Morning fog generally clearing by lunchtime but some hill fog persisting through the day. Still cold in the north-east, but turning milder in the south-west of the region. Maximum Temperature 12 °C.

Tonight:

Staying cloudy overnight with some mist and fog reforming and with occasional outbreaks of light rain or drizzle later. It will be milder than previous nights though. Minimum Temperature 2 °C.

Tuesday:

A dull and overcast day, with fog and hill fog persisting in many areas, but temperatures higher than recent days. Mostly dry, with light to moderate southerly winds. Maximum Temperature 12 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Becoming more unsettled. A strengthening south-westerly wind will bring milder conditions, and a lack of frosts, but also an increasing risk of rain towards the end of the week.

Updated at: 0045 on Mon 5 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.