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Botany Bay (Broadstairs)

Wednesday 28 June

High Low High Low
04:04 10:11 16:19 22:50
5.4 m 0.8 m 5.3 m 0.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy W 15

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Thursday 29 June

High Low High Low
04:52 10:55 17:05 23:36
5.3 m 1.0 m 5.2 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 9

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Friday 30 June

High Low High
05:41 11:41 17:53
5.1 m 1.2 m 5.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SW 8

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Saturday 1 July

Low High Low High
00:25 06:33 12:33 18:47
0.7 m 4.9 m 1.3 m 4.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NNW 16

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Sunday 2 July

Low High Low High
01:21 07:30 13:33 19:48
0.9 m 4.7 m 1.5 m 4.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WNW 14

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Regional forecast for London & South East England

Today:

Morning rain, some heavy, will gradually move away to the north as drier but still rather cloudy conditions follow from the south. Feeling rather humid in afternoon brighter intervals, and these are likely to trigger some heavy, possibly thundery showers. Maximum Temperature 19 °C.

Tonight:

Staying rather cloudy overnight although there may be some clearer periods at times in the south. Winds light in most places. Minimum Temperature 12 °C.

Thursday:

Continuing rather cloudy although there will also be some brighter periods, and these are likely to again trigger some heavy, possibly thundery showers. WInds mostly light. Maximum Temperature 20 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Friday, strengthening northerly winds and rain returning from the north later. Saturday, early rain then drier and brighter. Winds moderating. Sunday, morning cloud and rain then brighter. Breezy, becoming warmer.

Updated at: 0448 on Wed 28 Jun 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.