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Hive Beach, Burton Bradstock (Beach)

Saturday 16 December

High Low High Low
04:54 10:33 17:12 22:53
3.9 m 1.2 m 3.9 m 1.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals NW 11

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Sunday 17 December

High Low High Low
05:36 11:15 17:53 23:32
4.0 m 1.1 m 3.9 m 1.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 13

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Monday 18 December

High Low High
06:15 11:53 18:32
4.1 m 1.0 m 3.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals N 6

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Tuesday 19 December

Low High Low High
00:09 06:51 12:30 19:07
1.0 m 4.1 m 1.0 m 3.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast SW 8

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Wednesday 20 December

Low High Low High
00:43 07:23 13:04 19:39
1.0 m 4.1 m 1.0 m 3.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy W 10

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Regional forecast for South West England

Today:

Maybe the odd shower in the west, otherwise a bright but cold start. However cloud will invade from the northwest through the day, with some patchy rain by late afternoon. Still on the chilly side for many places. Maximum Temperature 8 °C.

Tonight:

Showery rain for much of the night, but gradually petering out towards dawn. The cloud cover should at least ensure that it is milder night than of late. Minimum Temperature 4 °C.

Sunday:

Most parts starting dry, with a few brighter spells for a time. Rain arriving from the northwest during the afternoon, accompanied by brisk winds, but temperatures up on recent days. Maximum Temperature 11 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Chilly in places to start Monday, but then becoming more concertedly milder next week. Often rather cloudy, though some brightness is possible at times, especially east of high ground.

Updated at: 0123 on Sat 16 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.