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Woolacombe (Beach)

Monday 17 December

High Low High Low
00:30 06:45 13:10 19:24
6.8 m 3.4 m 7.1 m 3.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals S 16

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Tuesday 18 December

High Low High Low
01:42 07:56 14:16 20:26
7.1 m 3.1 m 7.5 m 2.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain SSW 19

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Wednesday 19 December

High Low High Low
02:46 08:54 15:14 21:20
7.6 m 2.6 m 8.0 m 2.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SSW 18

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Thursday 20 December

High Low High Low
03:40 09:46 16:06 22:09
8.1 m 2.1 m 8.5 m 1.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day W 21

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Friday 21 December

High Low High Low
04:30 10:33 16:54 22:56
8.7 m 1.6 m 8.9 m 1.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain WSW 21

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Regional forecast for South West England

This Evening and Tonight:

Monday night will be cloudy and windy with patchy rain at first. Rain will turn heavier in the west and more persistent later with gales, particularly around the Cornish coast. Minimum Temperature 8 °C.

Tuesday:

Cloudy with heavy rain for much of the day, accompanied by gales initially. Winds will gradually ease in the afternoon, and the rain will clear to showers in the evening. Maximum Temperature 11 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Sunshine and blustery showers are likely on Wednesday and Thursday. Changeable on Friday with rain likely at first, but turning bright and breezy through the morning.

Updated at: 1502 on Mon 17 Dec 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.