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South Shields (Sandhaven) (Beach)

Saturday 3 December

High Low High Low
05:24 11:30 17:31 23:56
4.8 m 1.4 m 4.9 m 1.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast W 6
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Sunday 4 December

High Low High
06:03 12:07 18:09
4.6 m 1.5 m 4.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SW 4
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Monday 5 December

Low High Low High
00:37 06:48 12:49 18:54
1.4 m 4.5 m 1.7 m 4.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SE 3
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Tuesday 6 December

Low High Low High
01:24 07:39 13:40 19:46
1.5 m 4.4 m 1.9 m 4.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy S 6
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Wednesday 7 December

Low High Low High
02:21 08:39 14:43 20:48
1.6 m 4.3 m 2.0 m 4.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast S 6
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Regional forecast for North East England

This Evening and Tonight:

Rather cloudy during the evening, with any outbreaks of rain easing. A few clearer periods are likely to develop later in the night, leading to a cold start on Saturday, and a risk of patchy fog and frost. Minimum Temperature 0 °C.

Saturday:

Early mist or fog patches will gradually lift and clear, leaving a reasonably sunny day with light winds. However it will remain cold, especially where any cloudier skies persist. Maximum Temperature 7 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Cold and dry Sunday and Monday, with some sunny periods, but also overnight frost and fog. Tuesday will start similar, before clouds thicken and winds strengthen from the west later.

Updated at: 1337 on Fri 2 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.