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Christchurch Bay (Barton-on-Sea) (Beach)

Sunday 11 December

Low High Low High
00:57 07:58 13:31 20:03
0.6 m 1.8 m 0.6 m 1.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day WNW 7
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Monday 12 December

Low High Low High
01:55 08:09 14:25 20:15
0.6 m 1.9 m 0.6 m 1.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain S 12
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Tuesday 13 December

Low High Low High
02:47 08:24 15:15 20:35
0.6 m 1.9 m 0.6 m 1.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SW 11
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Wednesday 14 December

Low High Low High
03:38 08:47 16:03 21:05
0.6 m 1.9 m 0.6 m 1.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 12
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Thursday 15 December

Low High Low High
04:25 09:22 16:49 21:50
0.6 m 1.9 m 0.6 m 1.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast S 15
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Regional forecast for London & South East England

Today:

Mist patches in the west will clear in the morning. It will be a dry day with some sunny intervals, although these will tend to become increasingly hazy through the day. Cooler than recent days. Maximum Temperature 11 °C.

Tonight:

Dry overnight with clear spells. Later in the night mist or fog will develop in many places with a chance of patchy frost where it remains clear. Minimum Temperature 0 °C.

Monday:

Mist or fog will slowly clear through the morning. It will become cloudy in the afternoon with occasional outbreaks of rain spreading from the west. Maximum Temperature 10 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Cloudy with rain at times on Tuesday. Mostly dry Wednesday and Thursday but occasional light rain possible and a chance of more persistent rain late on both days.

Updated at: 0351 on Sun 11 Dec 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.