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Paignton - Paignton Sands (Beach)

Thursday 18 October

Low High Low
06:30 13:26 19:38
2.5 m 3.6 m 2.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day NNE 10

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Friday 19 October

High Low High Low
02:21 08:24 14:52 21:14
3.5 m 2.5 m 3.8 m 2.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day NE 5

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Saturday 20 October

High Low High Low
03:49 09:41 16:10 22:13
3.8 m 2.1 m 4.1 m 1.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals ESE 3

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Sunday 21 October

High Low High Low
04:54 10:34 17:08 23:00
4.1 m 1.8 m 4.4 m 1.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Mist NW 5

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Monday 22 October

High Low High Low
05:42 11:19 17:57 23:41
4.4 m 1.4 m 4.7 m 1.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day NNE 14

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Regional forecast for South West England

Today:

A cold start with patchy fog lingering in some spots through the morning; but generally it will become a fine day with sunny spells. Feeling mild into the afternoon. Maximum Temperature 17 °C.

Tonight:

Staying dry to end the day, with clear spells overnight. Temperatures will drop quickly, giving a risk of frost and fog in some rural spots through the early hours. Minimum Temperature 3 °C.

Friday:

Another fine day after the early mist and fog clears. There will be patchy cloud and sunny spells, and it will feel mild in the afternoon sunshine. Maximum Temperature 16 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Dry and settled with sunny spells, although skies may cloud over for a time. Warm by day, but getting cold at night, perhaps with some patchy frost and fog.

Updated at: 0212 on Thu 18 Oct 2018


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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.