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Grouville (Beach)

Sunday 4 December

Low High Low High
03:06 08:46 15:28 21:08
2.7 m 9.9 m 2.7 m 9.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day E 16
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Monday 5 December

Low High Low High
03:41 09:23 16:07 21:49
3.0 m 9.5 m 3.0 m 9.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day SSE 11
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Tuesday 6 December

Low High Low High
04:23 10:08 16:55 22:41
3.4 m 9.1 m 3.4 m 8.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy S 12
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Wednesday 7 December

Low High Low High
05:16 11:07 17:56 23:48
3.8 m 8.7 m 3.6 m 8.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy S 16
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Thursday 8 December

Low High Low
06:27 12:24 19:10
3.9 m 8.6 m 3.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSW 15
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Regional forecast for South West England

Today:

Today will be windy and rather cloudy in Cornwall and west Devon. However, further east, after morning frost, the day will be fine and dry with sunshine. The sun will become more diffuse later as high cloud moves across. Maximum Temperature 9 °C.

Tonight:

A cloudless evening will cause frost to develop in the east at first. Thick cloud will roll in later, banishing most of the frost, and leading to fog on hills. Minimum Temperature -3 °C.

Monday:

Tomorrow will be milder for most and less windy, but rather cloudy and grey. Fog will persist over the hills. It will stay cold in the north-east of the region. Maximum Temperature 12 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

The next few days will see a change to milder weather, with rain, drizzle and stronger winds at times. We will have frost-free nights.

Updated at: 0116 on Sun 4 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.