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Southend - Chalkwell Beach (Beach)

Monday 26 September

Low High Low High
02:59 09:30 15:46 22:04
1.5 m 4.9 m 1.1 m 5.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSW 9
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Tuesday 27 September

Low High Low High
04:24 10:45 17:11 23:15
1.4 m 5.2 m 0.9 m 5.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast SSW 17
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Wednesday 28 September

Low High Low
05:33 11:45 18:13
1.2 m 5.5 m 0.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals WSW 16
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Thursday 29 September

High Low High Low
00:09 06:24 12:33 19:00
5.7 m 1.0 m 5.7 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SW 18
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Friday 30 September

High Low High Low
00:53 07:07 13:10 19:37
5.8 m 0.9 m 5.8 m 0.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals WSW 15
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Regional forecast for East of England

Today:

Generally large amounts of cloud, and a chance of isolated showers, but many places will remain dry with some bright or even sunny intervals. After a rather chilly start temperatures will rise close to average, warmest across the east. Maximum Temperature 17 °C.

Tonight:

Mainly dry at first, but overnight outbreaks of rain will spread east, perhaps becoming locally heavy. It will be milder, for most places, compared to last night. Minimum Temperature 12 °C.

Tuesday:

Generally cloudy with patchy rain, mainly light, until the evening when dry and clearer conditions arrive from the northwest. Maximum Temperature 19 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Becoming breezy through Wednesday, but staying mainly dry with bright or sunny spells. Thursday a band of rain gradually clears southeastwards, dry conditions follow. Friday sunshine and isolated showers.

Updated at: 0450 on Mon 26 Sep 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.