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Dovercourt Bay (Beach)

Tuesday 23 May

Low High Low High
04:05 10:24 16:29 22:48
0.8 m 4.3 m 1.0 m 4.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day WNW 8
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Wednesday 24 May

Low High Low High
04:54 11:20 17:17 23:42
0.6 m 4.5 m 0.9 m 4.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals WNW 6
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Thursday 25 May

Low High Low
05:42 12:12 18:07
0.6 m 4.6 m 0.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SE 8
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Friday 26 May

High Low High Low
00:32 06:29 13:01 18:57
4.8 m 0.6 m 4.7 m 0.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day E 11
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Saturday 27 May

High Low High Low
01:19 07:18 13:48 19:49
4.9 m 0.6 m 4.7 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day SE 13
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Regional forecast for East of England

This Evening and Tonight:

Staying dry with some patchy cloud at times but also sunny periods during the evening. It will remain dry overnight with clear spells, and light northwesterly winds. Minimum Temperature 11 °C.

Wednesday:

Dry with periods of strong sunshine, and becoming very warm for many places. However, onshore breezes will develop, keeping coastal areas a little cooler in the afternoon. Maximum Temperature 24 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Dry and hot in spells of strong sunshine. Overnight mist or sea fog may roll in with a cooler feel developing on coasts. A chance of thundery showers later Saturday.

Updated at: 1530 on Tue 23 May 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.