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Dover Harbour (Beach)

Tuesday 6 December

High Low High Low
02:39 10:03 15:03 22:24
6.1 m 1.8 m 5.8 m 1.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals SSW 9
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Wednesday 7 December

High Low High Low
03:37 10:56 16:13 23:24
5.9 m 1.9 m 5.7 m 2.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSW 15
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Thursday 8 December

High Low High
04:46 12:03 17:28
5.8 m 1.9 m 5.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SW 15
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Friday 9 December

Low High Low High
00:37 05:58 13:18 18:39
2.0 m 5.9 m 1.8 m 5.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast SSW 16
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Saturday 10 December

Low High Low High
01:53 07:06 14:31 19:42
1.8 m 6.1 m 1.5 m 6.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 12
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Regional forecast for London & South East England

This Evening and Tonight:

Temperatures dropping rapidly in cloud breaks this evening, allowing an early frost to form. Otherwise fog and low cloud soon developing this evening and becoming extensive, lifting temperatures slightly. Minimum Temperature -1 °C.

Tuesday:

Fog slow to clear and may linger into the afternoon in places. Otherwise mainly dull and overcast. Feeling rather cold for many places. Maximum Temperature 11 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

A rather cloudy picture with limited brightness to end the week. Chance of drizzle at times, mainly on Thursday. Becoming breezy through the period but feeling milder than of late.

Updated at: 1549 on Mon 5 Dec 2016


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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.