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Leysdown-on-Sea (Beach)

Thursday 23 February

Low High Low High
04:29 10:28 16:42 22:53
1.3 m 4.7 m 1.3 m 4.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 29
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Friday 24 February

Low High Low High
05:23 11:19 17:35 23:39
1.0 m 4.9 m 1.1 m 5.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals WNW 15
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Saturday 25 February

Low High Low
06:08 12:01 18:17
0.8 m 5.1 m 1.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast SW 23
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Sunday 26 February

High Low High Low
00:18 06:48 12:39 18:56
5.2 m 0.6 m 5.2 m 0.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SW 19
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Monday 27 February

High Low High Low
00:54 07:26 13:18 19:34
5.3 m 0.5 m 5.3 m 0.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy shower day SW 21
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Regional forecast for London & South East England

Today:

A wet morning, with a band of heavy blustery rain spreading east. Then turning very windy with gales, perhaps turning severe along coasts, leading to the risk of disruption. Some brighter spells are possible, but also further outbreaks of rain. Maximum Temperature 10 °C.

Tonight:

Brisk north to northwesterly winds will gradually ease overnight, along with any outbreaks of rain. Clearer spells will then lead to a cold night. Minimum Temperature 0 °C.

Friday:

A cold morning, with sunny spells and any showers easing. Whilst cloud will thicken from the west during the afternoon, it will remain dry with lighter winds than on Thursday. Maximum Temperature 8 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Cloudy, mild but windy Saturday, but mostly dry. Some rain at first Sunday, before turning drier and brighter. Early rain Monday clearing to brighter spells and showers and turning cold.

Updated at: 0234 on Thu 23 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.