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St Helens (Beach)

Saturday 25 March

Low High Low High
02:58 09:27 15:14 22:03
0.2 m 2.8 m -0.0 m 3.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day ENE 23
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Sunday 26 March

Low High Low High
04:35 11:12 16:51 23:45
-0.0 m 3.1 m -0.3 m 3.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day E 18
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Monday 27 March

Low High Low
05:10 11:52 17:27
-0.3 m 3.3 m -0.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day E 15
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Tuesday 28 March

High Low High Low
00:24 05:47 12:32 18:05
3.4 m -0.4 m 3.4 m -0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals SW 17
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Wednesday 29 March

High Low High Low
01:02 06:24 13:12 18:44
3.5 m -0.6 m 3.5 m -0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSW 14
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Regional forecast for London & South East England

Today:

After a chilly start, perhaps with short-lived mist or fog patches, widespread and generally unbroken sunshine will lead to a mostly warm day. However a fresh easterly breeze will bring a noticeably cooler feel along eastern coasts. Maximum Temperature 16 °C.

Tonight:

After a mostly clear night some low cloud may form towards dawn further east. Light winds inland but staying breezy over Kent and the south coast. Minimum Temperature 4 °C.

Sunday:

Any early low cloud will clear quite quickly. All parts will stay dry with plenty of sunshine. A brisk easterly breeze will take the edge off coastal temperatures. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Generally more cloudy than over the weekend with the odd shower or spot of light rain. On Wednesday winds will pick up a bit perhaps with some light rain later.

Updated at: 0151 on Sat 25 Mar 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.