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Sandgate Beach

Thursday 19 January

High Low High Low
03:09 10:32 15:38 22:42
6.6 m 1.6 m 6.2 m 1.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day ENE 13
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Friday 20 January

High Low High Low
04:05 11:15 16:40 23:29
6.2 m 1.9 m 5.8 m 2.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day ENE 12
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Saturday 21 January

High Low High
05:10 12:09 17:55
5.9 m 2.2 m 5.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day E 7
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Sunday 22 January

Low High Low High
00:32 06:26 13:17 19:09
2.4 m 5.8 m 2.3 m 5.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day S 5
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Monday 23 January

Low High Low High
01:52 07:35 14:36 20:10
2.4 m 5.8 m 2.2 m 5.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy N 7
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Regional forecast for London & South East England

Today:

It will be a cold, frosty start for most. Most places will have a sunny day, but feeling chilly, and cloud will increase in eastern counties later. Winds will be light northeasterly inland, but fresh, locally along coasts. Maximum Temperature 6 °C.

Tonight:

Cloud will increase in eastern counties, but where cloud cover remains well broken, especially in south and west, a frost will form. Some mist or fog patches will form. Minimum Temperature -1 °C.

Friday:

After a frost start in southern and western areas most places will see prolonged sunny periods. Cloud may be more persistent in eastern and northern counties. Maximum Temperature 6 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Sunny at times over the weekend and Monday with variable cloud, but feeling cold with overnight frosts and local mist and fog patches. Winds remaining light.

Updated at: 0152 on Thu 19 Jan 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.