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Dovercourt Bay (Beach)

Thursday 29 September

Low High Low
05:23 11:47 17:56
1.2 m 4.5 m 0.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 17
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Friday 30 September

High Low High Low
00:07 06:01 12:27 18:31
4.5 m 1.1 m 4.5 m 0.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals WSW 15
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Saturday 1 October

High Low High Low
00:44 06:35 13:02 19:03
4.6 m 1.1 m 4.6 m 0.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy shower day S 11
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Sunday 2 October

High Low High Low
01:19 07:10 13:34 19:34
4.6 m 1.0 m 4.6 m 0.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day NW 14
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Monday 3 October

High Low High Low
01:50 07:44 14:04 20:03
4.6 m 0.9 m 4.6 m 0.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day SSE 9
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Regional forecast for East of England

This Evening and Tonight:

It will remain dry through the evening and overnight, with clear spells developing. Breezy at first, but the wind will fall mostly light by the end of the night. Minimum Temperature 9 °C.

Friday:

A bright start, with good spells of sunshine. A few showers are possible, especially in the afternoon across western areas, but for many it should remain dry throughout. Maximum Temperature 17 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Saturday, slow moving and occasionally heavy showers, perhaps thundery, clearing slowly. Sunday, chilly start, probably dry with sunny spells. Monday, chilly start, then dry with sunny spells and light winds.

Updated at: 1535 on Thu 29 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.