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Dover Harbour (Beach)

Monday 16 October

Low High Low High
04:12 09:26 16:41 22:01
1.7 m 6.1 m 1.4 m 6.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy S 17

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Tuesday 17 October

Low High Low High
05:15 10:15 17:39 22:45
1.4 m 6.4 m 1.1 m 6.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals SW 10

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Wednesday 18 October

Low High Low High
06:09 10:56 18:29 23:21
1.2 m 6.6 m 1.0 m 6.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy S 10

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Thursday 19 October

Low High Low High
06:54 11:32 19:10 23:53
1.1 m 6.8 m 0.9 m 6.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy S 14

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Friday 20 October

Low High Low
07:30 12:07 19:45
1.1 m 6.9 m 0.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day SW 20

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Regional forecast for London & South East England

This Evening and Tonight:

Strong and gusty winds are likely to persist through this evening before gradually easing through the early hours of Tuesday. It should be a dry night with broken cloud and some clearer intervals, and it should again be mild. Minimum Temperature 9 °C.

Tuesday:

A generally fine and dry morning with some sunshine. Turning cloudier through the afternoon with some patchy rain, mainly in the west. Maximum Temperature 17 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Cloudy with some patchy rain at times Wednesday, perhaps heavy for a time overnight. Thursday and Friday likely to see sunshine and showers, some of these heavy.

Updated at: 1551 on Mon 16 Oct 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.