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Clacton - Martello Tower (Beach)

Wednesday 16 August

High Low High
06:42 12:42 19:04
4.0 m 1.2 m 4.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals S 11

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Thursday 17 August

Low High Low High
01:33 07:52 14:08 20:23
1.0 m 3.9 m 1.2 m 4.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SW 16

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Friday 18 August

Low High Low High
02:56 09:09 15:34 21:46
1.1 m 4.0 m 1.1 m 4.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals WSW 19

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Saturday 19 August

Low High Low High
04:11 10:22 16:47 22:57
1.0 m 4.1 m 0.8 m 4.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals W 18

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Sunday 20 August

Low High Low High
05:14 11:23 17:47 23:55
0.9 m 4.4 m 0.6 m 4.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SW 14

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Regional forecast for East of England

This Evening and Tonight:

A dry evening before rain spreads to all parts overnight, becoming heavy in places. Drier weather should reach the far west before dawn. Brisk southerly winds will ease later. Minimum Temperature 14 °C.

Thursday:

Rain will gradually clear to the east then a mixture of sunny periods and a few showers through the rest of the day. With winds light it will feel warm. Maximum Temperature 24 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Sunshine and a few showers Friday and Saturday when it will feel cool in the strong winds. Much of Sunday dry and less windy but rain is possible later.

Updated at: 1458 on Wed 16 Aug 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.