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Minster Leas (Beach)

Sunday 30 April

High Low High Low
03:50 10:16 16:16 22:37
6.1 m 0.5 m 5.8 m 0.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals ESE 15
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Monday 1 May

High Low High Low
04:38 10:55 17:03 23:21
5.9 m 0.7 m 5.6 m 0.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 17
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Tuesday 2 May

High Low High
05:30 11:39 17:57
5.7 m 1.0 m 5.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NE 12
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Wednesday 3 May

Low High Low High
00:12 06:32 12:33 18:59
0.8 m 5.4 m 1.3 m 5.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NE 18
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Thursday 4 May

Low High Low High
01:20 07:43 13:45 20:12
1.0 m 5.2 m 1.5 m 5.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals NE 19
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Regional forecast for London & South East England

Today:

Largely dry with sunny periods, before cloud thickens from the southwest, bringing outbreaks of rain during the afternoon. Feeling warm in the early sunny spells, despite a fresh east to southeast breeze. Maximum Temperature 18 °C.

Tonight:

Cloudy, with outbreaks of rain clearing north, perhaps heavy at times. Turning drier from the south after midnight, although further showers are possible around dawn. Light winds. Minimum Temperature 7 °C.

Monday:

A mixture of sunshine and scattered showers. These heavy and perhaps thundery, with a risk of some more prolonged rain, mainly in the south. Feeling warm in the brighter spells. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Warm sunny spells and scattered showers Tuesday. Often rather cloudy and breezy Wednesday and Thursday with some showery rain possible, but also brighter spells. Chilly on eastern coasts.

Updated at: 0322 on Sun 30 Apr 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.