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Southend - Westcliff Bay (Beach)

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
Sunny day NE 7
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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
Sunny day ENE 10
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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
Cloudy E 11
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Sunday 22 January

Low High Low High
00:56 07:39 13:49 20:15
1.7 m 4.6 m 1.3 m 4.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals WSW 6
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Monday 23 January

Low High Low High
02:31 08:49 15:01 21:23
1.6 m 4.7 m 1.3 m 4.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NW 6
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Regional forecast for East of England

Today:

Early frost will clear. It will be often bright or sunny during the day, but sometimes cloudier in northern and eastern areas. Winds will be light and variable. Maximum Temperature 6 °C.

Tonight:

Cloud will thicken from the east with occasional drizzle. Where skies remain clearer in eastern areas a slight frost may form with some mist or fog patches. Minimum Temperature 0 °C.

Friday:

Often dry with cloudy skies. Further mist patches are expected, especially near coasts. Some sunny spells are possible, mainly in south and west. Winds will be light and variable. Maximum Temperature 6 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Sometimes cloudy. Mostly dry, but with occasional drizzle, perhaps with sleet. Bright intervals are likely on Sunday and Monday with mist and fog, and overnight frosts.

Updated at: 0152 on Thu 19 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.