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Brightlingsea (Beach)

Monday 24 April

Low High Low High
05:23 11:20 17:46 23:41
0.5 m 4.7 m 0.7 m 4.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain W 13
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Tuesday 25 April

Low High Low
06:14 12:07 18:33
0.3 m 5.0 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals NNW 13
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Wednesday 26 April

High Low High Low
00:27 06:59 12:52 19:16
5.1 m 0.2 m 5.2 m 0.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day N 13
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Thursday 27 April

High Low High Low
01:11 07:40 13:36 19:57
5.4 m 0.1 m 5.3 m 0.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NNW 8
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Friday 28 April

High Low High Low
01:55 08:17 14:21 20:36
5.6 m 0.1 m 5.3 m 0.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NNE 10
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Regional forecast for East of England

Today:

Mainly dry and occasionally sunny during the morning, then cloudier with occasional rain during the afternoon. Rain will clear during the evening with colder weather returning. Sometimes brisk winds. Maximum Temperature 14 °C.

Tonight:

Most places dry and clear with a widespread frost forming, especially inland with light winds. A few showers, perhaps of sleet, are possible near coasts with strong winds. Minimum Temperature 0 °C.

Tuesday:

Cold with showers, sometimes squally with sleet or hail, and thunder. Sunny spells are expected between showers, but feeling cold with strong northerly winds. Maximum Temperature 10 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

On Wednesday, sometimes bright, with wintry showers, possibly hail and thunder. Patchy rain moving southeast on Thursday, then mainly dry and bright on Friday. Becoming less cold, frosts less widespread.

Updated at: 0405 on Mon 24 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.