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Oxwich Bay (Beach)

Monday 18 December

High Low High
06:11 12:08 18:27
9.1 m 1.7 m 9.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals SW 1

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Tuesday 19 December

Low High Low High
00:26 06:45 12:42 19:00
1.7 m 9.2 m 1.7 m 9.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast SSW 8

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Wednesday 20 December

Low High Low High
00:58 07:18 13:15 19:34
1.7 m 9.2 m 1.7 m 8.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 10

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Thursday 21 December

Low High Low High
01:30 07:51 13:49 20:07
1.8 m 9.1 m 1.8 m 8.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain WNW 11

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Friday 22 December

Low High Low High
02:02 08:25 14:23 20:40
1.9 m 8.9 m 2.0 m 8.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast S 8

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Regional forecast for Wales

This Evening and Tonight:

Mist will form during the evening in many eastern parts. It will turn into fog, perhaps freezing fog later in the night . However, western Wales will be milder and clearer but stay dry. Minimum Temperature -1 °C.

Tuesday:

Tuesday will be milder and rather cloudy everywhere. The cloud will be low enough to cover hills and mountains with fog. Western parts will be rather murky even in towns. Maximum Temperature 11 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Wednesday will be mild and cloudy for all, with patchy rain in the northwest. On Thursday the rain will move further south, before clearing for Thursday afternoon and Friday.

Updated at: 1556 on Mon 18 Dec 2017


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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.