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Poole - Sandbanks Peninsular (Beach)

Wednesday 26 April

High Low High Low High Low High
01:09 04:07 09:30 12:10 13:30 16:26 21:54
1.9 m 0.4 m 2.3 m 1.6 m 1.8 m 0.2 m 2.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy N 12
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Thursday 27 April

Low High Low High Low High Low High
00:27 01:52 04:50 10:16 12:52 14:12 17:09 22:36
1.6 m 1.9 m 0.2 m 2.4 m 1.6 m 1.8 m 0.2 m 2.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WNW 8
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Friday 28 April

Low High Low High Low High Low High
01:09 02:33 05:32 11:01 13:33 14:54 17:52 23:20
1.6 m 1.9 m 0.2 m 2.4 m 1.6 m 1.8 m 0.3 m 2.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NW 6
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Saturday 29 April

Low High Low High Low High Low
01:50 03:15 06:16 11:49 14:12 15:37 18:37
1.6 m 1.9 m 0.2 m 2.3 m 1.6 m 1.9 m 0.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals SSE 12
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Sunday 30 April

High Low High Low High Low High Low
00:06 02:30 03:56 07:03 12:42 14:50 16:21 19:27
2.2 m 1.7 m 1.9 m 0.4 m 2.1 m 1.7 m 1.9 m 0.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain ESE 20
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Regional forecast for South West England

Today:

Cold, bright and perhaps frosty at first. Spells of sunshine through much of the day, but some will see occasional showers during the afternoon too, especially in the south and east. Feeling rather cold. Maximum Temperature 12 °C.

Tonight:

Lengthy clear spells for many overnight, though the skies will tend to cloud over in the north towards dawn. Chilly, with patchy frost and fog by dawn. Minimum Temperature -3 °C.

Thursday:

Mostly dry at first, though the skies becoming increasingly cloudy with patchy rain likely for a time. Gradually turning drier through the afternoon, with brighter spells to end the day. Maximum Temperature 13 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Turning less cold. Brighter on Friday and Saturday with perhaps the odd shower, though there will be some sunny spells too. Sunday likely to bring outbreaks of rain.

Updated at: 0211 on Wed 26 Apr 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.