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Southwold (Beach)

Wednesday 28 September

Low High Low High
03:22 09:32 15:51 22:23
1.0 m 2.5 m 0.7 m 2.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals WSW 12
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Thursday 29 September

Low High Low High
04:09 10:16 16:36 23:02
1.0 m 2.5 m 0.6 m 2.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 18
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Friday 30 September

Low High Low High
04:49 10:55 17:14 23:36
0.9 m 2.6 m 0.6 m 2.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day WSW 16
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Saturday 1 October

Low High Low
05:23 11:32 17:50
0.8 m 2.6 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy shower day SW 14
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Sunday 2 October

High Low High Low
00:10 05:56 12:07 18:23
2.5 m 0.8 m 2.7 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day NW 13
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Regional forecast for East of England

Today:

Dry with sunny periods and feeling warm, although cloud tending to increase a little more into the afternoon. Turning breezy by the end of the day. Maximum Temperature 22 °C.

Tonight:

Dry at first with some clear periods, but turning cloudy overnight with a band of rain reaching the northwest of the region by daybreak. Breezy conditions persisting, and staying mild. Minimum Temperature 15 °C.

Thursday:

Rain band moving south, some locally heavier bursts for a time, but clearing the east coast by early afternoon. Drier, fresher conditions to follow with some sunshine. Less breezy later. Maximum Temperature 19 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Friday, occasionally breezy with scattered showers and sunny spells, cooler. Saturday, chilly start, showers more frequent and heavy, with thunder risk. Sunday, isolated showers but less heavy, and sunny intervals.

Updated at: 0404 on Wed 28 Sep 2016


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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.