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Ilfracombe - Tunnels Beach (Beach)

Monday 26 September

High Low High Low
02:53 09:09 15:30 21:56
7.3 m 2.9 m 7.6 m 2.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain S 20
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Tuesday 27 September

High Low High Low
04:09 10:18 16:36 22:52
7.8 m 2.4 m 8.2 m 2.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 15
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Wednesday 28 September

High Low High Low
05:05 11:08 17:27 23:36
8.3 m 1.9 m 8.7 m 1.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SW 16
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Thursday 29 September

High Low High
05:51 11:47 18:08
8.7 m 1.5 m 9.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 17
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Friday 30 September

Low High Low High
00:12 06:29 12:21 18:44
1.3 m 9.0 m 1.3 m 9.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals W 16
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Regional forecast for South West England

Today:

Today will be cloudy with outbreaks of showery rain, which will be heavy at times. The winds will strengthen later too, especially along the coast, and the skies will stay grey and overcast. Maximum Temperature 16 °C.

Tonight:

The rain will linger overnight tonight but it will become lighter and patchier after midnight. With overcast skies and a strong breeze it will be a mild night though. Minimum Temperature 13 °C.

Tuesday:

Tuesday will start grey and damp with patchy light rain and drizzle. It'll become drier and brighter later in the afternoon though and with light winds it'll feel pleasant. Maximum Temperature 18 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Wednesday will be windy for most with 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.