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Poppit Sands - West (Beach)

Sunday 25 September

High Low High Low
03:18 09:41 16:01 22:42
3.6 m 2.0 m 3.7 m 1.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals WSW 17
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Monday 26 September

High Low High
04:48 11:18 17:24
3.6 m 1.9 m 3.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain S 15
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Tuesday 27 September

Low High Low High
00:10 06:00 12:37 18:25
1.7 m 3.9 m 1.6 m 4.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast WSW 13
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Wednesday 28 September

Low High Low High
01:19 06:51 13:39 19:10
1.4 m 4.2 m 1.3 m 4.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSW 17
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Thursday 29 September

Low High Low High
02:13 07:31 14:29 19:48
1.2 m 4.4 m 1.1 m 4.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 19
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Regional forecast for Wales

Today:

It'll be a bright start with plenty of sunshine, however, blustery showers will soon develop and spread eastwards through the day. These will turn heavy in places, with the risk of thunder towards the west. Feeling remarkably cooler than yesterday. Maximum Temperature 16 °C.

Tonight:

It will remain breezy overnight with further blustery showers, although it will be drier towards the east. By dawn, outbreaks of rain are likely to spread in from the south-west. Minimum Temperature 12 °C.

Monday:

Staying cloudy through Monday with outbreaks of rain and strong winds too. Feeling cold in the wind and rain, despite temperatures being around normal. Maximum Temperature 16 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Remaining unsettled over the coming days with showers often merging into longer spells of rain. Staying rather windy, but there will be some drier brighter breaks around too.

Updated at: 0300 on Sun 25 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.