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St Margarets Bay (Beach)

Tuesday 30 May

High Low High Low
02:57 10:27 15:24 22:48
6.6 m 0.9 m 6.5 m 0.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SW 18
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Wednesday 31 May

High Low High Low
03:49 11:17 16:15 23:40
6.3 m 1.2 m 6.3 m 1.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals ENE 7
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Thursday 1 June

High Low High
04:46 12:12 17:12
6.0 m 1.6 m 6.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day ESE 6
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Friday 2 June

Low High Low High
00:41 05:54 13:16 18:20
1.5 m 5.7 m 1.8 m 5.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day SE 8
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Saturday 3 June

Low High Low High
01:49 07:10 14:25 19:34
1.6 m 5.6 m 1.9 m 5.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy W 11
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Regional forecast for London & South East England

Today:

A rather cloudy start to the morning, before some warm bright or sunny spells develop. A few showers are possible during the afternoon, mainly later across more northern and western areas, as cloud thickens. Maximum Temperature 22 °C.

Tonight:

Turning dry with a few clear spells eventually developing, but staying cloudier across southern areas. Feeling cooler than recent nights with winds decreasing light. Minimum Temperature 10 °C.

Wednesday:

Dry and bright across most parts on Wednesday and turning warm inland with light winds. Cooler near coasts with onshore breezes and a chance of mist or fog here. Maximum Temperature 23 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Dry with bright or sunny spells Thursday and feeling warmer. Rain or showers probable on Friday, perhaps heavy. This should clear early Saturday to some brightness and scattered showers.

Updated at: 0520 on Tue 30 May 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.