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Portland Harbour - Castle Cove (Beach)

Sunday 23 April

High Low High Low High Low
04:49 10:12 11:48 13:04 17:27 22:25
1.6 m 0.4 m 0.5 m 0.5 m 1.6 m 0.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SW 7
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Monday 24 April

High Low High Low High Low High Low
00:14 01:41 05:48 10:57 12:24 14:06 18:22 23:15
0.6 m 0.6 m 1.8 m 0.3 m 0.4 m 0.3 m 1.9 m 0.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 11
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Tuesday 25 April

High Low High Low High Low High
00:48 02:32 06:41 11:42 13:05 14:55 19:14
0.5 m 0.4 m 2.0 m 0.1 m 0.3 m 0.1 m 2.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day N 13
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Wednesday 26 April

Low High Low High Low High Low High
00:01 01:29 03:18 07:32 12:27 13:50 15:40 20:01
0.2 m 0.4 m 0.2 m 2.2 m 0.1 m 0.2 m -0.0 m 2.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals N 10
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Thursday 27 April

Low High Low High Low High Low High
00:45 02:12 04:02 08:19 13:09 14:36 16:23 20:45
0.1 m 0.3 m 0.0 m 2.2 m 0.0 m 0.2 m -0.1 m 2.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WNW 8
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Regional forecast for South West England

Today:

Today will be dry and bright, with light winds and sunny spells. There will be some patchy cloud through the day but it will feel pleasant. Maximum Temperature 14 °C.

Tonight:

It will be dry and bright this evening, with some clear spells overnight. For some it will be a chilly night though. Minimum Temperature 6 °C.

Monday:

Tomorrow will start dry, with some brightness, however the cloud wll thicken. Patchy rain will then arrive from the north later but it will be mostly light. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Tuesday and Wednesday will be colder, with scattered showers giving the risk of hail and hill snow. It will then become drier on Thursday, but a few showers are possible.

Updated at: 0306 on Sun 23 Apr 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.