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Bournemouth - Alum Chine (Beach)

Saturday 25 February

Low High Low High Low High Low
02:42 07:45 10:33 11:54 15:01 20:19 22:45
0.8 m 2.0 m 1.7 m 1.8 m 0.6 m 2.0 m 1.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast SW 22
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Sunday 26 February

High Low High Low High Low High Low
00:21 03:21 08:30 11:15 12:36 15:39 21:00 23:28
1.9 m 0.7 m 2.2 m 1.6 m 1.8 m 0.4 m 2.1 m 1.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast SW 20
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Monday 27 February

High Low High Low High Low High
01:03 03:59 09:14 11:57 13:17 16:18 21:41
1.9 m 0.5 m 2.3 m 1.6 m 1.8 m 0.3 m 2.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy shower day SW 23
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Tuesday 28 February

Low High Low High Low High Low High
00:09 01:42 04:36 09:56 12:37 13:55 16:55 22:21
1.6 m 1.9 m 0.4 m 2.4 m 1.6 m 1.8 m 0.3 m 2.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals WNW 20
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Wednesday 1 March

Low High Low High Low High Low High
00:48 02:21 05:15 10:36 13:16 14:33 17:33 23:02
1.6 m 1.9 m 0.4 m 2.3 m 1.6 m 1.7 m 0.3 m 2.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 18
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Regional forecast for South West England

Today:

It will be a cloudy and dull morning but mainly dry. Rain will spread into the southwest through the afternoon with some heavier outbreaks at times. Feeling mild but breezy with temperatures reaching double figures. Maximum Temperature 11 °C.

Tonight:

Remaining cloudy and damp with areas of hill fog. Rain will clear in the early hours when clearer spells will develop, feeling chillier by dawn. Minimum Temperature 7 °C.

Sunday:

A dry and bright start; becoming generally cloudier and quite breezy with rain spreading from the west later in the afternoon. Maximum Temperature 12 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Sunny spells and heavy, blustery showers,, some turning thundery with snow over hills at times, fewer on Tuesday. Feeling colder with some overnight frosts. Rain initially on Wednesday, clearing later.

Updated at: 0144 on Sat 25 Feb 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.