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Hunstanton - Main Beach

Tuesday 28 February

Low High Low High
02:22 07:37 14:25 19:33
0.5 m 7.0 m 0.7 m 7.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 19
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Wednesday 1 March

Low High Low High
03:01 08:12 15:03 20:10
0.4 m 7.0 m 0.7 m 7.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SW 14
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Thursday 2 March

Low High Low High
03:38 08:48 15:39 20:51
0.5 m 6.9 m 0.8 m 7.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals WSW 25
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Friday 3 March

Low High Low High
04:12 09:27 16:15 21:36
0.6 m 6.7 m 1.0 m 6.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SSE 11
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Saturday 4 March

Low High Low High
04:48 10:12 16:55 22:30
0.9 m 6.3 m 1.3 m 6.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 15
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Regional forecast for East of England

This Evening and Tonight:

Outbreaks of rain, and perhaps sleet over high ground, will clear overnight, to leave long clear spells which will allow a widespread frost to develop. Icy patches are also possible on untreated surfaces. Minimum Temperature 0 °C.

Wednesday:

Isolated showers and bright or sunny spells through the morning. In the afternoon cloud will increase as outbreaks of rain gradually spread north across the region. Maximum Temperature 9 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Thursday breezy, and mainly dry with sunny spells. Friday and Saturday will be cloudier, and turning unsettled with spells of rain, perhaps heavy at times. Temperatures close to average.

Updated at: 1350 on Tue 28 Feb 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.