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Southend - Chalkwell Beach (Beach)

Tuesday 17 January

High Low High Low
03:29 09:56 15:54 21:46
5.7 m 0.5 m 5.6 m 1.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day SE 6
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Wednesday 18 January

High Low High Low
04:08 10:24 16:36 22:19
5.5 m 0.6 m 5.3 m 1.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day WSW 3
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Thursday 19 January

High Low High Low
04:48 10:57 17:19 22:58
5.2 m 0.8 m 5.1 m 1.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast NNE 5
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Friday 20 January

High Low High Low
05:33 11:39 18:08 23:48
5.0 m 1.0 m 4.8 m 1.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast NNE 7
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Saturday 21 January

High Low High
06:30 12:36 19:08
4.8 m 1.2 m 4.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain E 7
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Regional forecast for East of England

Today:

Many places will have increasing amounts of sunshine, but the far west of the region is likely to keep more cloud. Still it will remain dry everywhere, with light winds, but also cold. Maximum Temperature 3 °C.

Tonight:

Generally clear, with light winds. Temperatures will quickly fall, leading to a widespread sharp frost and perhaps isolated freezing fog patches. However, western areas may keep more cloud. Minimum Temperature -4 °C.

Wednesday:

Early frost for many locations, but also sunny periods. Through the day the cloudier conditions across the far west are likely to extend across most areas, perhaps bringing occasional drizzle. Maximum Temperature 3 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Mainly cloudy and rather cold, with light winds and perhaps patchy drizzle. There may be some brighter spells, these most likely across the south and east. Risk of overnight frosts.

Updated at: 0251 on Tue 17 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.