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Thursday 23 March

High Low High Low
01:53 08:18 14:35 20:54
6.2 m 3.1 m 6.2 m 3.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals NE 20
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Friday 24 March

High Low High Low
03:07 09:25 15:37 21:53
6.7 m 2.6 m 6.8 m 2.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day ENE 16
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Saturday 25 March

High Low High Low
04:00 10:16 16:25 22:39
7.3 m 2.0 m 7.4 m 1.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day ENE 15
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Sunday 26 March

High Low High
05:44 12:00 18:07
7.9 m 1.4 m 8.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals E 17
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Monday 27 March

Low High Low High
00:21 06:26 12:43 18:47
1.3 m 8.4 m 0.9 m 8.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day E 16
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Regional forecast for Wales

Today:

Rain will move westwards this morning leaving a largely dry afternoon with some sunshine, but also isolated showers. Feeling cool in the keen easterly wind. Maximum Temperature 12 °C.

Tonight:

Remaining dry for all tonight with some patchy amounts of cloud. The easterly breeze will help to keep temperatures up meaning many should remain frost free. Minimum Temperature 1 °C.

Friday:

A partly cloudy start to Friday but the cloud will lift and break through the day to reveal some decent spells of sunshine. Winds will ease making it feel pleasant. Maximum Temperature 13 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Dry, sunny weekend for all with a stiff easterly wind. Turning cloudier from the east through Sunday, but dry into Monday with sunny spells developing. Pleasantly warm days. Frost overnight.

Updated at: 0255 on Thu 23 Mar 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.