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

Thursday 25 May

Low High Low High
04:07 09:30 16:29 21:43
0.6 m 1.8 m 0.6 m 1.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day E 8
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Friday 26 May

Low High Low High
04:54 09:58 17:16 22:17
0.6 m 1.9 m 0.6 m 1.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day E 16
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Saturday 27 May

Low High Low High
05:41 10:41 18:02 23:04
0.6 m 1.9 m 0.6 m 1.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals SSW 11
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Sunday 28 May

Low High Low
06:26 11:42 18:49
0.6 m 1.9 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain ESE 7
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Monday 29 May

High Low High Low
00:08 07:12 12:56 19:36
1.9 m 0.6 m 1.8 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast NW 10
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Regional forecast for London & South East England

This Evening and Tonight:

It will be a warm evening with some late sunshine. Remaining warm and feeling muggy in city areas overnight with light winds, whilst remaining dry with largely clear skies. Minimum Temperature 12 °C.

Friday:

Dry, sunny and becoming very warm again inland, whilst feeling cooler along coastal counties with a fresh southeasterly wind developing, stronger than Thursday. Maximum Temperature 28 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Very warm and humid Saturday, perhaps with isolated morning thunderstorms, turning drier and brighter later. Rather warm, mainly dry and bright Sunday, but thundery showers returning overnight and during Monday.

Updated at: 1543 on Thu 25 May 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.