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Littlehampton (Beach)

Thursday 27 July

High Low High Low
02:45 09:45 15:12 21:56
5.7 m 1.0 m 5.8 m 1.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals SW 20

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Friday 28 July

High Low High Low
03:27 10:15 15:53 22:27
5.5 m 1.1 m 5.6 m 1.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SW 19

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Saturday 29 July

High Low High Low
04:08 10:44 16:33 23:01
5.3 m 1.2 m 5.3 m 1.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SSW 10

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Sunday 30 July

High Low High Low
04:51 11:17 17:18 23:42
4.9 m 1.4 m 4.9 m 1.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SW 17

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Monday 31 July

High Low High
05:42 12:00 18:12
4.5 m 1.6 m 4.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SW 17

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Regional forecast for London & South East England

Today:

A day of sunny spells, and a few showers developing by mid-morning. These showers will become heavy at times with the risk of thunder and lightning. Feeling pleasantly warm in sunshine, but southwest winds will be gusty near showers. Maximum Temperature 21 °C.

Tonight:

Some late evening sunshine, and showers will die away around dusk, then a largely dry night is expected with clear periods. Sometimes brisk southwesterly winds. Minimum Temperature 13 °C.

Friday:

Often sunny with warm sunshine and largely dry until early afternoon. Occasionally heavy rain is expected to spread eastwards during the afternoon with freshening winds, these winds strong along coasts. Maximum Temperature 21 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Often sunny on Saturday, but with occasional rain or showers. Heavy, thundery showers on Sunday with sunny spells. Fewer showers are expected on Monday with sunny periods.

Updated at: 0257 on Thu 27 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.