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Skegness Central Beach

Thursday 19 January

Low High Low High
04:40 10:45 16:42 22:45
1.9 m 5.8 m 2.4 m 6.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast WSW 3
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Friday 20 January

Low High Low High
05:22 11:40 17:30 23:45
2.3 m 5.5 m 2.6 m 5.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy E 3
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Saturday 21 January

Low High Low
06:16 12:48 18:31
2.5 m 5.4 m 2.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast ESE 8
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Sunday 22 January

High Low High Low
01:01 07:27 13:59 19:53
5.5 m 2.6 m 5.4 m 2.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SW 7
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Monday 23 January

High Low High Low
02:18 08:47 15:00 21:19
5.5 m 2.6 m 5.6 m 2.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy W 7
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Regional forecast for East Midlands

Today:

It will be mainly dry, but generally overcast with mist and fog patches. Occasional drizzle is possible in places, Some bright intervals are possible in the far south. Maximum Temperature 8 °C.

Tonight:

Cloudy and misty with occasional drizzle possible, mainly on hills. Winds will be light and variable. Clear spells in the far south may allow a slight ground frost to form. Minimum Temperature 2 °C.

Friday:

It will be another largely dry day with mainly overcast skies. Further mist patches are expected. Winds will be light and variable. Maximum Temperature 6 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Often cloudy. Mostly dry, but with occasional drizzle, perhaps with sleet. Bright intervals are likely on Sunday and Monday with mist and fog, and overnight frosts.

Updated at: 0152 on Thu 19 Jan 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.