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Brightlingsea (Beach)

Friday 30 September

Low High Low
06:51 12:43 19:20
0.9 m 5.0 m 0.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day WSW 17
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Saturday 1 October

High Low High Low
00:59 07:24 13:17 19:49
5.1 m 0.8 m 5.1 m 0.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain S 7
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Sunday 2 October

High Low High Low
01:34 07:55 13:49 20:15
5.1 m 0.7 m 5.2 m 0.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day NW 13
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Monday 3 October

High Low High Low
02:06 08:23 14:20 20:38
5.1 m 0.7 m 5.2 m 0.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day SE 9
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Tuesday 4 October

High Low High Low
02:37 08:49 14:51 21:00
5.0 m 0.7 m 5.1 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SE 14
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Regional forecast for East of England

Today:

Mainly dry with sunny spells through the morning. Scattered showers are likely to develop, mainly during the afternoon drifting eastwards, with the odd heavier one likely. Feeling a little cooler than of late. Maximum Temperature 17 °C.

Tonight:

Becoming largely dry with clear skies during the evening as showers fade away. Chance of some heavy showers briefly during the early hours across far eastern parts. Minimum Temperature 8 °C.

Saturday:

A mostly dry start with sunny spells, but cloud will thicken during the morning bringing heavy, showery rain northwestwards, lasting through the afternoon. Risk of hail and thunder locally later. Maximum Temperature 14 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

A few remaining showers clearing during Sunday morning, becoming dry with prolonged sunshine later. Chance of fog patches overnight. Remaining dry with a good deal of sunshine Monday and Tuesday.

Updated at: 0305 on Fri 30 Sep 2016


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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.