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Winchelsea (Beach)

Friday 28 April

High
13:19
5.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NW 6
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Saturday 29 April

High High
01:34 14:03
5.8 m 5.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals SSE 10
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Sunday 30 April

High High
02:18 14:46
5.6 m 5.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy ESE 16
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Monday 1 May

High High
03:03 15:32
5.1 m 4.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SW 17
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Tuesday 2 May

High High
03:53 16:27
4.6 m 4.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals NNW 9
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Regional forecast for London & South East England

This Evening and Tonight:

Mostly dry overnight with variable cloud amounts, just the small chance of an isolated light shower. Light winds, and turning chilly in any clearer periods. Minimum Temperature 5 °C.

Saturday:

Mostly dry with sunny spells becoming more lengthy into the afternoon, after any residual early isolated light showers. Feeling warm by afternoon and becoming breezier later. Maximum Temperature 16 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Sunday, bright and breezy start but rain likely later. Monday, variable cloud with some showers likely, winds easing later. Tuesday, some scattered showers, but many places dry with sunny spells.

Updated at: 1328 on Fri 28 Apr 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.