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Southend - Westcliff Bay (Beach)

Saturday 25 February

Low High Low
05:51 11:48 18:02
0.7 m 5.5 m 0.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast SW 18
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Sunday 26 February

High Low High Low
00:10 06:34 12:28 18:41
5.6 m 0.5 m 5.7 m 0.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast SW 17
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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 shower day SSW 18
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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
Cloudy WSW 17
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Regional forecast for East of England

Today:

Cloudy with occasional outbreaks of rain. However, there will also be some drier, brighter intervals and feeling mild. A strong breeze which will be gusty at times. Maximum Temperature 10 °C.

Tonight:

Winds slowly easing through the night as weakening outbreaks of rain become increasingly confined to the east. This should leave a mainly dry end to the night. Minimum Temperature 6 °C.

Sunday:

Mainly dry with some bright periods, but a further band of rain and stronger winds moving east during the evening. Clearer conditions reaching the west by midnight. Maximum Temperature 11 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Monday and Tuesday, showers occasionally heavy, with hail and thunder possible, but also sunny intervals. Rather chilly with some overnight frost. Wednesday, band of rain moving east.

Updated at: 0105 on Sat 25 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.