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Seaham Beach

Friday 18 August

Low High Low
07:04 13:10 19:42
1.6 m 4.6 m 1.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals WSW 15

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Saturday 19 August

High Low High Low
01:47 08:16 14:20 20:46
4.6 m 1.2 m 4.8 m 1.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day W 20

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Sunday 20 August

High Low High Low
02:47 09:16 15:17 21:40
4.9 m 0.7 m 5.0 m 0.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NW 8

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Monday 21 August

High Low High Low
03:38 10:08 16:07 22:27
5.1 m 0.4 m 5.2 m 0.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SE 9

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Tuesday 22 August

High Low High Low
04:24 10:55 16:52 23:10
5.3 m 0.2 m 5.3 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy E 11

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Regional forecast for North East England

Today:

A day of sunshine and blustery showers. Some of the showers are likely to be heavy with a risk of thunder. A windy day generally, the winds especially gusty near showers and it will feel cool. Maximum Temperature 17 °C.

Tonight:

Most place becoming dry overnight, although a few showers may continue to affect the far west. Staying breezy through the night and turning chilly in places. Minimum Temperature 8 °C.

Saturday:

Another breezy day, although less windy than Friday. Sunny spells and scattered showers, these tending to die away through the afternoon. Maximum Temperature 18 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Sunday probably staying largely dry with sunshine turning hazy later. Monday mostly cloudy with some rain, heavy at times. Tuesday probably seeing a return to sunshine and showers.

Updated at: 0320 on Fri 18 Aug 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.