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Saltdean (Beach)

Tuesday 17 October

Low High Low High
04:21 10:26 16:44 22:47
1.2 m 6.3 m 1.1 m 6.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 7

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Wednesday 18 October

Low High Low High
05:05 11:11 17:24 23:29
0.9 m 6.5 m 0.9 m 6.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain S 9

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Thursday 19 October

Low High Low
05:44 11:50 18:02
0.8 m 6.5 m 0.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy S 14

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Friday 20 October

High Low High Low
00:06 06:21 12:24 18:37
6.4 m 0.8 m 6.6 m 0.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SW 22

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Saturday 21 October

High Low High Low
00:42 06:55 12:58 19:12
6.5 m 0.8 m 6.5 m 0.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy shower day SW 33

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Regional forecast for London & South East England

Today:

Lighter winds for all areas today, compared to Monday, and with some bright or sunny spells this morning. However, cloud will increase to bring a chance of outbreaks of rain this afternoon, although mainly across western areas. Maximum Temperature 17 °C.

Tonight:

Cloudy and mild, with outbreaks of rain, although these most likely across the west. Later hill fog may develop across the South Downs as low cloud arrives across southern areas. Minimum Temperature 10 °C.

Wednesday:

Areas of rain and hill fog through the morning, the rain mainly across the west and sometimes heavy. Through the afternoon everywhere becomes dry, also brighter across some southern areas. Maximum Temperature 17 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Thursday cloudy with spells of rain. Sunshine and sometimes heavy showers for Friday, also windy, especially along the coast. Saturday showers or longer spells of rain, and potentially very windy.

Updated at: 0308 on Tue 17 Oct 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.