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St Helens (Beach)

Friday 28 July

High Low High Low
03:36 09:01 16:11 21:25
3.4 m -0.3 m 3.5 m -0.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SW 21

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Saturday 29 July

High Low High Low
04:21 09:48 16:54 22:15
3.2 m -0.1 m 3.3 m 0.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain SSW 10

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Sunday 30 July

High Low High Low
05:08 10:38 17:39 23:14
2.9 m 0.2 m 3.0 m 0.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day SW 19

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Monday 31 July

High Low High
06:01 11:40 18:33
2.7 m 0.5 m 2.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals SW 15

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Tuesday 1 August

Low High Low High
00:31 07:03 12:59 19:37
0.6 m 2.5 m 0.7 m 2.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSW 11

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Regional forecast for London & South East England

Today:

A few showers are possible at first, but otherwise largely dry with bright spells. Cloud will then thicken from the southwest during the morning and outbreaks of rain will spread northeast during the afternoon. Turning breezy. Maximum Temperature 22 °C.

Tonight:

Rain, possibly heavy will spread across all parts at first. It will also be breezy, especially along English Channel coasts. Rain then clearing all except the far east by dawn. Minimum Temperature 13 °C.

Saturday:

A largely fine morning, with sunny spells away from southern coasts. During the afternoon cloud and rain will spread north from the English Channel, turning heavy and persistent in places. Maximum Temperature 22 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Early heavy rain clearing to bright spells and frequent showers on Sunday, occasionally heavy. Further sunny spells likely Monday and Tuesday, and only very isolated showers.

Updated at: 0309 on Fri 28 Jul 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.