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St Helens (Beach)

Friday 19 January

High Low High Low
00:47 06:09 12:49 18:26
3.4 m -0.0 m 3.3 m -0.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day W 15

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Saturday 20 January

High Low High Low
01:21 06:42 13:21 18:58
3.4 m -0.1 m 3.3 m -0.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NW 8

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Sunday 21 January

High Low High Low
01:54 07:16 13:56 19:33
3.3 m -0.1 m 3.2 m -0.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain SSW 13

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Monday 22 January

High Low High Low
02:28 07:53 14:33 20:12
3.3 m -0.0 m 3.1 m -0.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WNW 17

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Tuesday 23 January

High Low High Low
03:07 08:34 15:16 20:55
3.2 m 0.0 m 3.0 m -0.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SW 18

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Regional forecast for London & South East England

This Evening and Tonight:

Frost is likely in many places with largely clear skies and winds falling light. Cloud will increase and thicken with rain spreading eastwards later in the night. Far eastern areas probably remaining dry. Minimum Temperature -1 °C.

Saturday:

A cloudy day with rain, and some snow mainly affecting hills with temporary accumulations possible. Turning drier through the afternoon but remaining mostly cloudy. Maximum Temperature 5 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Rain soon spreading eastwards on Sunday, then breezy, cloudy and milder overnight with a further spell of rain likely, clearing Monday. Mainly dry and breezy thereafter and remaining mild.

Updated at: 1405 on Fri 19 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.