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Martins Haven (Beach)

Monday 5 December

Low High Low High
03:31 09:34 16:00 21:55
2.0 m 5.6 m 2.1 m 5.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SE 18
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Tuesday 6 December

Low High Low High
04:15 10:23 16:50 22:49
2.3 m 5.4 m 2.3 m 5.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast SSE 18
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Wednesday 7 December

Low High Low High
05:10 11:23 17:53 23:56
2.5 m 5.3 m 2.4 m 5.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast S 22
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Thursday 8 December

Low High Low
06:21 12:34 19:09
2.5 m 5.2 m 2.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSW 10
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Friday 9 December

High Low High Low
01:11 07:42 13:46 20:23
5.1 m 2.4 m 5.4 m 2.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain SSW 22
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Regional forecast for Wales

Today:

Today will start cold, with some sunny spells in the north and west, but murky elsewhere. Cloud will thicken from the south, with mist and fog reforming in many areas towards the end of the day. Maximum Temperature 9 °C.

Tonight:

Widespread mist and fog will affect the country overnight, with outbreaks of light rain or drizzle likely at times. However, it will be less cold than recent nights. Minimum Temperature 1 °C.

Tuesday:

A mostly dull and overcast day, with fog and hill fog persisting in many areas, although temperatures will be higher than today. Mostly dry, with light to moderate southerly winds. Maximum Temperature 12 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Becoming more unsettled towards the end of the week. An increasing south-westerly wind will bring milder conditions and a lack of frosts, but also cloud and occasional spells of rain.

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.