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Hive Beach, Burton Bradstock (Beach)

Tuesday 17 October

High Low High Low
05:32 10:54 17:48 23:24
4.0 m 1.3 m 4.2 m 1.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain W 4

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Wednesday 18 October

High Low High
06:21 11:41 18:36
4.2 m 1.0 m 4.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 7

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Thursday 19 October

Low High Low High
00:06 07:04 12:22 19:18
0.9 m 4.3 m 0.9 m 4.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy S 18

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Friday 20 October

Low High Low High
00:44 07:41 13:00 19:51
0.8 m 4.3 m 0.8 m 4.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 15

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Saturday 21 October

Low High Low High
01:20 08:09 13:35 20:18
0.8 m 4.3 m 0.8 m 4.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy shower day SW 36

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Regional forecast for South West England

This Evening and Tonight:

Tonight will see lighter winds across the region, accompanied by cloudy skies, outbreaks of rain and mist and fog spreading north overnight. The rain will turn patchier as it edges northwards though. Minimum Temperature 7 °C.

Wednesday:

Wednesday will start damp and cloudy, perhaps with mist and hill fog for some. Drier and brighter conditions will spread eastwards through the day with some sunny spells possible later. Maximum Temperature 17 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Wet and windy weather arriving from west through Thursday. Unsettled on Friday with morning showers, before further strong winds and rain arrive on Saturday. Feeling cooler than of late.

Updated at: 1625 on Tue 17 Oct 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.