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

Tuesday 17 October

Low High Low High
02:53 09:08 15:18 21:12
0.6 m 1.8 m 0.6 m 1.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain W 2

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Wednesday 18 October

Low High Low High
03:38 09:19 16:01 21:24
0.6 m 1.8 m 0.6 m 1.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain S 8

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Thursday 19 October

Low High Low High
04:19 09:35 16:40 21:42
0.6 m 1.9 m 0.6 m 1.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy S 14

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Friday 20 October

Low High Low High
04:58 09:57 17:17 22:09
0.6 m 1.9 m 0.6 m 1.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 17

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Saturday 21 October

Low High Low High
05:34 10:27 17:52 22:43
0.6 m 1.8 m 0.6 m 1.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy shower day SW 34

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Regional forecast for London & South East England

This Evening and Tonight:

A good deal of cloud through this evening and overnight with outbreaks of rain affecting the west. Drier further east with the odd clear interval possible. Minimum Temperature 11 °C.

Wednesday:

It will be a predominantly cloudy day, with some patchy, mainly light rain at times. Perhaps the odd brighter interlude and where these occur it will feel warm. Maximum Temperature 17 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Thursday cloudy with some showery rain in places. Rain or showers clearing Friday and becoming windy. Saturday very windy at times with further heavy rain or showers.

Updated at: 1546 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.