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St Helens (Beach)

Sunday 20 August

Low High Low High
04:17 11:22 16:42 23:34
-0.1 m 3.3 m -0.1 m 3.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals WSW 13

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Monday 21 August

Low High Low
05:03 12:13 17:26
-0.3 m 3.5 m -0.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy W 8

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Tuesday 22 August

High Low High Low
00:21 05:48 13:00 18:09
3.5 m -0.4 m 3.6 m -0.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals ESE 11

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Wednesday 23 August

High Low High Low
01:05 06:30 13:45 18:50
3.6 m -0.5 m 3.6 m -0.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 13

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Thursday 24 August

High Low High Low
01:48 07:11 14:25 19:31
3.6 m -0.5 m 3.6 m -0.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals WSW 14

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Regional forecast for London & South East England

Today:

A chilly start for most, with sunny spells. However thickening cloud is likely to spread into the southwest during the afternoon, along with outbreaks of rain Staying drier, and possibly brighter, in the east. Maximum Temperature 22 °C.

Tonight:

Cloud and rain will continue spreading east overnight, with some heavy bursts possible. Hill and coastal fog is also likely, especially across the south and west. Minimum Temperature 13 °C.

Monday:

A rather dull and murky start, especially across hills and the south coast, with further drizzle possible. Turning drier, with some brighter spells likely developing during the afternoon. Feeling humid. Maximum Temperature 21 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Warm and humid on Tuesday but mostly cloudy with brighter spells. Feeling muggy overnight, before fresher conditions and sunny spells spread east Wednesday. Sunny spells Thursday, with isolated showers possible.

Updated at: 0327 on Sun 20 Aug 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.