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Skegness Central Beach

Tuesday 21 February

High Low High Low
01:25 07:35 14:06 20:28
5.3 m 2.9 m 5.3 m 2.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 10
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Wednesday 22 February

High Low High Low
02:45 09:06 15:11 21:53
5.5 m 2.7 m 5.6 m 2.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy W 17
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Thursday 23 February

High Low High Low
03:45 10:13 16:03 22:51
5.8 m 2.4 m 5.9 m 2.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy shower day SW 28
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Friday 24 February

High Low High Low
04:36 11:04 16:46 23:37
6.1 m 2.1 m 6.3 m 1.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals NW 14
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Saturday 25 February

High Low High
05:19 11:48 17:26
6.5 m 1.8 m 6.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SSW 20
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Regional forecast for East Midlands

Today:

It will be a dry morning with hazy sunshine. Cloud will increase around midday before rain arrives later in the afternoon. This rain will be heavier over the Peak District, while eastern areas remain drier. Winds becoming strong and gusty. Maximum Temperature 13 °C.

Tonight:

Staying cloudy and misty with further outbreaks of heavy rain, this chiefly on Derbyshire hills with hill fog, Generally mild. Strong gusty westerly winds. Minimum Temperature 8 °C.

Wednesday:

Cloud and outbreaks of rain will clear all parts by midday, then bright or sunny. Feeling chilly in strong westerly winds. Maximum Temperature 11 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Becoming wet and occasionally very windy on Thursday. Cold, mainly dry and often sunny on Friday, then frosty overnight. Rain and strong winds on Saturday.

Updated at: 0241 on Tue 21 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.