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Whitecliff Bay (Beach)

Thursday 29 September

Low High Low High
04:16 11:06 16:39 23:16
1.2 m 4.7 m 1.2 m 4.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals W 11
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Friday 30 September

Low High Low High
04:56 11:39 17:17 23:50
1.0 m 4.8 m 1.0 m 4.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day WSW 14
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Saturday 1 October

Low High Low
05:34 12:13 17:53
0.9 m 4.8 m 1.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy shower day WSW 18
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Sunday 2 October

High Low High Low
00:26 06:09 12:47 18:27
4.8 m 0.9 m 4.8 m 1.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals NW 7
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Monday 3 October

High Low High Low
01:01 06:42 13:22 18:58
4.8 m 1.0 m 4.8 m 1.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day SSE 15
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Regional forecast for London & South East England

This Evening and Tonight:

It will remain mostly dry overnight, with breeze easing and clear spells developing. A few showers are possible, but these will be few and far between, and many parts will stay dry. Minimum Temperature 10 °C.

Friday:

A bright start, with good spells of sunshine. A few showers are likely at times but these should be well scattered, and for some parts it could remain dry throughout. Maximum Temperature 18 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Saturday cloudy with heavy showers, thundery near coasts, and here strong gusty winds are likely. Sunday and Monday dry after chilly starts with sunny spells and mainly light winds.

Updated at: 1535 on Thu 29 Sep 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.