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Ilfracombe - Tunnels Beach (Beach)

Tuesday 23 January

Low High Low High
03:05 09:37 15:32 21:54
2.0 m 8.2 m 2.0 m 7.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SW 27

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Wednesday 24 January

Low High Low High
03:45 10:21 16:17 22:43
2.3 m 7.9 m 2.3 m 7.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain SW 24

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Thursday 25 January

Low High Low High
04:36 11:18 17:18 23:46
2.6 m 7.6 m 2.6 m 7.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy shower day SW 19

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Friday 26 January

Low High Low
05:48 12:28 18:36
2.8 m 7.5 m 2.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals NW 13

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Saturday 27 January

High Low High Low
01:04 07:17 13:48 20:00
7.3 m 2.7 m 7.6 m 2.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain SW 15

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Regional forecast for South West England

Today:

A cloudy start with outbreaks of rain, heavy at times, particularly over the hills. However, it should improve during the afternoon, with some brighter spells developing. It will be a windy day, but it will feel much milder than late. Maximum Temperature 14 °C.

Tonight:

It will be a dry evening and night for many, although rain will arrive into west Cornwall by dawn. A mild and windy night, with gales in places. Minimum Temperature 9 °C.

Wednesday:

A wet and windy start on Wednesday, with some heavy rain in places. Sunny spells and some heavy showers will follow during the afternoon. Staying windy for most. Maximum Temperature 12 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Turning colder, with a mixture of sunshine and heavy showers on Thursday. Quieter on Friday, with sunny spells after an early frost. Milder with some rain on Saturday.

Updated at: 0756 on Tue 23 Jan 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.