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South Shields (Sandhaven) (Beach)

Thursday 29 September

High Low High Low
03:06 09:36 15:35 21:48
4.9 m 0.9 m 4.9 m 1.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day W 23
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Friday 30 September

High Low High Low
03:44 10:12 16:09 22:22
5.1 m 0.8 m 5.0 m 1.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals WSW 12
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Saturday 1 October

High Low High Low
04:18 10:44 16:41 22:54
5.2 m 0.8 m 5.0 m 1.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day NE 8
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Sunday 2 October

High Low High Low
04:50 11:15 17:12 23:24
5.2 m 0.8 m 5.0 m 1.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals NNW 6
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Monday 3 October

High Low High Low
05:22 11:44 17:42 23:53
5.1 m 0.9 m 5.0 m 1.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 14
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Regional forecast for North East England

This Evening and Tonight:

Winds will continue to ease through the evening and overnight. Most places will remain dry with clear spells, but a few showers will persist overnight, mainly in the west. Minimum Temperature 6 °C.

Friday:

Mainly dry with spells of sunshine. There is still a chance of the odd shower, but some places will stay dry. Winds will be lighter than of late. Feeling cooler. Maximum Temperature 14 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Saturday, slow moving and possibly heavy showers, clearing overnight. Sunday, chilly start, then dry with sunny spells. Monday, chilly start, staying dry, but probably clouding over with freshening southerly breeze.

Updated at: 1535 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.