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West Wittering (Beach)

Thursday 29 September

Low High Low High
04:05 11:49 16:27 23:56
1.1 m 4.6 m 1.1 m 4.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy W 17
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Friday 30 September

Low High Low
04:46 12:15 17:07
0.9 m 4.7 m 0.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day WSW 17
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Saturday 1 October

High Low High Low
00:15 05:27 12:38 17:46
4.6 m 0.8 m 4.8 m 0.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day WSW 21
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Sunday 2 October

High Low High Low
00:46 06:05 13:09 18:23
4.7 m 0.7 m 4.8 m 0.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day WNW 8
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Monday 3 October

High Low High Low
01:21 06:41 13:42 18:57
4.7 m 0.8 m 4.8 m 0.9 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 cloudy start with outbreaks of rain, which may turn locally heavier for a time, but clearing all parts by mid afternoon. Drier, fresher conditions will follow from the northwest with some long spells of sunshine. Less breezy later. Maximum Temperature 20 °C.

Tonight:

It will remain mainly dry overnight, with winds easing and clear spells forming. A few showers are possible, mainly in the west, but these will be few and far between. Minimum Temperature 10 °C.

Friday:

A bright start, with good spells of sunshine. A few showers are possible, especially in the west, but for some it will remain dry throughout. Maximum Temperature 18 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Saturday, frequent, and at times heavy showers, these clearing later. Sunday, chilly start, then dry with sunny spells. Monday, chilly start, then staying dry with sunny spells and light winds.

Updated at: 0211 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.