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Southend - Chalkwell Beach (Beach)

Monday 27 February

High Low High Low
00:49 07:15 13:08 19:19
5.8 m 0.3 m 5.9 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain S 14
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Tuesday 28 February

High Low High Low
01:28 07:54 13:48 19:59
5.9 m 0.2 m 6.0 m 0.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy W 16
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Wednesday 1 March

High Low High Low
02:06 08:31 14:27 20:39
6.0 m 0.2 m 6.0 m 0.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SW 14
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Thursday 2 March

High Low High Low
02:45 09:07 15:08 21:18
6.0 m 0.2 m 5.9 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals WSW 22
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Friday 3 March

High Low High Low
03:23 09:42 15:48 21:57
6.0 m 0.3 m 5.7 m 0.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SSE 13
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Regional forecast for East of England

Today:

A mild start with cloud and a few showers. Some sunny spells during the day, but occasionally heavy showers will develop, with a risk of hail and thunder. Fresh or strong winds at times and becoming increasingly cold. Maximum Temperature 11 °C.

Tonight:

Most places will become dry this evening with clear spells overnight, and isolated light showers. A slight frost will form in places. Minimum Temperature 0 °C.

Tuesday:

Cold with an early frost. Periods of rain or sleet are possible later. Often cloudy, but with some brighter periods. Light winds will freshen later. Maximum Temperature 8 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Cold on Wednesday, occasionally sunny with showers, or longer spells of rain developing. Occasional rain spreading east on Thursday with brisk winds. Further occasionally heavy rain spreading eastwards on Friday.

Updated at: 0232 on Mon 27 Feb 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.