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Wednesday 17 January

Low High Low High
04:41 11:03 16:59 23:31
0.9 m 3.9 m 0.7 m 3.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals W 21

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Thursday 18 January

Low High Low
05:14 11:37 17:32
0.9 m 3.9 m 0.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day W 23

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Friday 19 January

High Low High Low
00:05 05:47 12:10 18:02
3.9 m 0.8 m 3.9 m 0.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day W 21

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Saturday 20 January

High Low High Low
00:40 06:17 12:43 18:33
3.9 m 0.8 m 3.9 m 0.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WNW 10

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Sunday 21 January

High Low High Low
01:14 06:50 13:19 19:06
3.8 m 0.9 m 3.8 m 0.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain SSW 19

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Regional forecast for London & South East England

This Evening and Tonight:

A chilly evening, then thickening cloud will bring occasionally heavy rain overnight with milder conditions, before turning more showery later with clear spells. Becoming very windy with gales, perhaps severe gales developing along coasts. Minimum Temperature 3 °C.

Thursday:

Very strong winds at first will ease, but feeling chilly in brisk winds with a mixture of sunny spells and scattered showers. Maximum Temperature 10 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Strong, cold winds on Friday with showers, occasionally sunny. A slight frost overnight, then dry, occasionally sunny on Saturday, possible frost overnight. Rain and strong winds on Sunday. Becoming milder.

Updated at: 1439 on Wed 17 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.