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Colwell Bay (Beach)

Saturday 21 January

High Low High Low
05:10 10:33 17:39 23:10
2.2 m 1.6 m 2.0 m 1.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy ENE 10
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Sunday 22 January

High Low High
06:09 12:03 18:43
2.1 m 1.6 m 2.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day SE 10
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Monday 23 January

Low High Low High
00:30 07:06 13:05 19:38
1.6 m 2.1 m 1.5 m 2.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day E 5
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Tuesday 24 January

Low High Low High
01:27 07:54 13:53 20:20
1.5 m 2.2 m 1.3 m 2.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals S 10
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Wednesday 25 January

Low High Low High
02:12 08:31 14:34 20:56
1.3 m 2.3 m 1.2 m 2.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals SSE 14
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Regional forecast for London & South East England

Today:

A clear and frosty start, the frost slowly lifting to give a sunny morning. Through the afternoon a little more in the way of cloud spreading across the region, but remaining dry. Feeling cold despite light winds. Maximum Temperature 6 °C.

Tonight:

Some patchy cloud but also plenty of clear periods, and this will allow a widespread frost and some fog patches to form. Minimum Temperature -3 °C.

Sunday:

Dry with some patchy cloud but also plenty of bright or sunny spells, after morning frost and fog patches lift. Light winds but cold. Maximum Temperature 6 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Dry and cold with bright or sunny periods, but with widespread overnight frost and freezing fog patches likely. Feeling rather cold.

Updated at: 0144 on Sat 21 Jan 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.