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Bournemouth - Alum Chine (Beach)

Monday 24 July

High Low High Low High Low High
01:39 04:51 10:27 12:42 14:13 17:13 22:41
1.9 m 0.2 m 2.3 m 1.7 m 1.9 m 0.5 m 2.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NNW 13

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Tuesday 25 July

Low High Low High Low High Low High
01:09 02:28 05:36 11:12 13:24 15:01 17:58 23:25
1.7 m 1.9 m 0.2 m 2.3 m 1.6 m 2.0 m 0.5 m 2.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals SW 8

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Wednesday 26 July

Low High Low High Low High Low
01:51 03:15 06:20 11:57 14:04 15:47 18:42
1.6 m 1.9 m 0.2 m 2.2 m 1.6 m 2.0 m 0.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain SW 17

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Thursday 27 July

High Low High Low High Low High Low
00:09 02:31 04:00 07:03 12:42 14:42 16:30 19:25
2.3 m 1.6 m 1.9 m 0.3 m 2.1 m 1.7 m 2.0 m 0.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 19

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Friday 28 July

High Low High Low High Low High Low
00:50 03:09 04:44 07:47 13:27 15:17 17:13 20:11
2.1 m 1.6 m 1.9 m 0.5 m 2.0 m 1.7 m 2.0 m 0.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 18

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Regional forecast for South West England

Today:

Eastern parts will start rather cloudy, but this will break up to give all parts a fine day with sunny spells, the best of these likely in the west. It will feel warm for most with a gentle northerly breeze. Maximum Temperature 24 °C.

Tonight:

Tonight will be dry with clear spells for most, although there may be some patchy cloud over higher ground leading to some hill fog. Minimum Temperature 13 °C.

Tuesday:

Tuesday will see another fine day with sunny spells and light winds. In the sunshine it will feel warm. Maximum Temperature 24 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Becoming windier through the rest of the week with a spell of rain during Wednesday. Dry with sunny spells on Thursday and Friday.

Updated at: 0214 on Mon 24 Jul 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.