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Frinton-on-Sea (Beach)

Tuesday 28 March

Low High Low
06:42 12:52 18:54
0.2 m 4.3 m 0.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Mist S 6
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Wednesday 29 March

High Low High Low
01:12 07:21 13:33 19:33
4.4 m 0.1 m 4.4 m 0.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SW 14
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Thursday 30 March

High Low High Low
01:54 08:00 14:16 20:15
4.5 m 0.1 m 4.4 m 0.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy S 14
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Friday 31 March

High Low High Low
02:35 08:39 14:58 20:57
4.5 m 0.1 m 4.3 m 0.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 12
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Saturday 1 April

High Low High Low
03:16 09:18 15:42 21:41
4.5 m 0.3 m 4.2 m 0.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day SSW 16
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Regional forecast for East of England

Today:

Mist, low cloud and locally dense fog will gradually clear this morning. Sunny spells will follow, then locally becoming very warm, although it will become breezy along the Essex coast. Later isolated heavy showers may arrive across western areas. Maximum Temperature 20 °C.

Tonight:

Mainly dry, with only isolated showers, and starting with long clear periods. Staying mild, as overnight areas of low cloud are likely to arrive. Minimum Temperature 9 °C.

Wednesday:

Mostly dry with often large amounts of cloud, but also bright or even sunny spells, these especially through the afternoon when it will become warm. Maximum Temperature 17 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Thursday dry with hazy sunshine, and becoming very warm. Friday dry start then rain moving east, clearing later. Saturday temperatures closer to normal, with scattered heavy perhaps thundery showers.

Updated at: 0714 on Tue 28 Mar 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.