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Paignton - Paignton Sands (Beach)

Tuesday 22 May

Low High Low
05:50 12:35 18:17
1.4 m 4.0 m 1.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals NE 9

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Wednesday 23 May

High Low High Low
00:57 06:59 13:46 19:30
4.2 m 1.5 m 4.0 m 1.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day NE 8

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Thursday 24 May

High Low High Low
02:12 08:16 15:05 20:46
4.2 m 1.5 m 4.0 m 1.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain NE 10

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Friday 25 May

High Low High Low
03:29 09:28 16:15 21:58
4.3 m 1.4 m 4.2 m 1.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals NE 9

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Saturday 26 May

High Low High Low
04:39 10:32 17:17 22:58
4.4 m 1.2 m 4.4 m 1.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals ENE 13

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Regional forecast for South West England

Today:

Plenty of warm sunshine will develop after any early mist and fog clears. However, isolated thundery showers will possibly develop during the afternoon, with the risk of hail. Maximum Temperature 23 °C.

Tonight:

Showers easing through the evening to leave a dry night with clear skies. Some mist or fog patches possibly forming by the morning. Minimum Temperature 8 °C.

Wednesday:

Once any early mist and fog patches clear, it will be another fine and dry day with plenty of warm sunshine. Scattered thundery showers are again possible through the afternoon. Maximum Temperature 24 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

It will stay generally warm with sunny spells each day, after any early morning mist clears. However, the risk of afternoon thunderstorms remains throughout the period.

Updated at: 0411 on Tue 22 May 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.