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South Shields (Sandhaven) (Beach)

Sunday 28 May

High Low High
05:47 12:17 18:15
5.3 m 0.4 m 5.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WNW 12
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Monday 29 May

Low High Low High
00:39 06:35 13:07 19:09
0.7 m 5.2 m 0.5 m 5.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain E 13
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Tuesday 30 May

Low High Low High
01:27 07:26 14:00 20:06
1.0 m 5.0 m 0.7 m 4.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals W 14
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Wednesday 31 May

Low High Low High
02:18 08:21 14:57 21:09
1.3 m 4.8 m 0.9 m 4.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals ENE 7
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Thursday 1 June

Low High Low High
03:16 09:24 16:01 22:15
1.6 m 4.6 m 1.1 m 4.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 10
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Regional forecast for North East England

Today:

A rather cloudy and breezy morning is expected. However winds will ease through the afternoon, and with a few sunny spells developing it will feel rather warm. One or two showers are possible, but most places should stay dry. Maximum Temperature 21 °C.

Tonight:

A few clear spells are likely at first, before cloud thickens later. Some rain is then possible around dawn on Monday, mainly in the south, where it could turn heavy. Minimum Temperature 10 °C.

Monday:

Staying mostly cloudy and feeling cooler throughout Monday, with further rain likely. This perhaps heavy at times, and only gradually clearing north through the day. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Mostly dry with sunny spells Tuesday, but perhaps cloudier with some showers later. Largely fine Wednesday and Thursday, with light winds, sunny spells and feeling warm, but perhaps isolated showers.

Updated at: 0333 on Sun 28 May 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.