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Whitby (Beach)

Friday 9 December

Low High Low High
05:08 11:30 17:41 23:42
1.8 m 4.8 m 2.2 m 5.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SW 24
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Saturday 10 December

Low High Low
06:18 12:36 18:48
1.6 m 5.0 m 1.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SW 10
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Sunday 11 December

High Low High Low
00:48 07:19 13:33 19:46
5.2 m 1.4 m 5.3 m 1.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 18
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Monday 12 December

High Low High Low
01:47 08:15 14:24 20:39
5.5 m 1.2 m 5.5 m 1.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSW 8
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Tuesday 13 December

High Low High Low
02:42 09:06 15:12 21:30
5.7 m 1.0 m 5.8 m 1.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSW 6
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Regional forecast for Yorkshire & Humber

Today:

After some early brightness further east cloud will increase from the west where extensive fog and drizzly rain will develop over the Pennines. This rain may extend eastwards at times, though parts of the south may stay dry. Maximum Temperature 14 °C.

Tonight:

Cloud thickening as a band of rain moves southwards across the region. However, after midnight drier, clearer conditions will move into the area from the northwest. Minimum Temperature 4 °C.

Saturday:

Less mild. Some brightness at first before cloud increases from the south perhaps bringing some rain during the afternoon, heavy at times further south. Maximum Temperature 9 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Mostly dry with clear or sunny spells on Sunday. Cloudier on Monday and Tuesday perhaps with a little rain. Mild. Breezy at times. Hill fog over the Pennines.

Updated at: 0017 on Fri 9 Dec 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.