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Saltdean (Beach)

Wednesday 17 January

Low High Low High
05:27 11:30 17:45 23:54
1.2 m 6.1 m 1.1 m 6.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day W 26

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Thursday 18 January

Low High Low
05:59 12:01 18:17
1.1 m 6.1 m 1.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals W 22

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Friday 19 January

High Low High Low
00:26 06:30 12:31 18:50
6.1 m 1.1 m 6.2 m 1.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals W 17

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Saturday 20 January

High Low High Low
00:58 07:04 13:03 19:24
6.1 m 1.1 m 6.2 m 1.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals WNW 13

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Sunday 21 January

High Low High Low
01:31 07:39 13:37 20:00
6.1 m 1.1 m 6.1 m 1.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SSW 14

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Regional forecast for London & South East England

Today:

Bright or sunny spells and just a few showers this morning, these could be locally wintry. It will feel cold, and winds will be strong and gusty at times. Through the afternoon any showers tending to die away. Maximum Temperature 7 °C.

Tonight:

Thickening cloud bringing a spell of heavy rain through the evening. Turning more showery into the early hours with winds becoming very strong. Coastal gales or severe gales developing later. Minimum Temperature 3 °C.

Thursday:

Very strong winds at first easing, then chilly and breezy with a mixture of bright or sunny spells and scattered showers. Maximum Temperature 9 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Friday, cold and windy, with scattered wintry showers. Turning drier Saturday with winds easing. Widespread frost developing overnight. Sunday, frosty start, then rain spreading from the west, becoming windier, milder.

Updated at: 0047 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.