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Monkstone Beach

Monday 26 September

High Low High Low
02:55 09:21 15:34 22:06
6.7 m 2.8 m 7.0 m 2.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain SW 20
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Tuesday 27 September

High Low High Low
04:12 10:28 16:40 23:04
7.1 m 2.4 m 7.5 m 2.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy W 12
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Wednesday 28 September

High Low High Low
05:08 11:20 17:30 23:50
7.5 m 1.9 m 8.0 m 1.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast SW 18
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Thursday 29 September

High Low High
05:53 12:03 18:11
8.0 m 1.6 m 8.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 17
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Friday 30 September

Low High Low High
00:28 06:32 12:40 18:48
1.4 m 8.2 m 1.4 m 8.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals W 14
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Regional forecast for Wales

Today:

Outbreaks of rain, which will be persistent and heavy at times in the south and west, will affect all parts today. There will perhaps be localised surface water flooding in the south and the winds will strengthen later. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Tonight:

The rain will become lighter and patchier through this evening and overnight. The winds will strengthen, especially in the west, but it will be a mild night. Minimum Temperature 12 °C.

Tuesday:

Tuesday will start grey and damp with patchy rain and drizzle through the morning. It'll become drier and brighter during the afternoon but the winds will be strong at times. Maximum Temperature 18 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Wednesday will be windy for most with coastal gales and rain at times. Rain will clear to the southeast on Thursday with a few showers on Friday. Remaining breezy.

Updated at: 0450 on Mon 26 Sep 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.