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Seaham Hall Beach (Beach)

Friday 15 December

High Low High Low
01:14 07:37 13:44 20:00
4.6 m 1.3 m 4.7 m 1.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy shower day N 24

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Saturday 16 December

High Low High Low
02:00 08:17 14:23 20:39
4.7 m 1.2 m 4.8 m 1.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day WNW 13

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Sunday 17 December

High Low High Low
02:40 08:53 14:58 21:15
4.7 m 1.2 m 4.9 m 1.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SW 16

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Monday 18 December

High Low High Low
03:17 09:27 15:30 21:49
4.8 m 1.2 m 4.9 m 1.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 7

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Tuesday 19 December

High Low High Low
03:52 09:59 16:01 22:23
4.8 m 1.2 m 5.0 m 1.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals SW 11

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Regional forecast for North East England

Today:

Brisk northerly winds will bring showers and sunny spells, these showers wintry, especially on Pennine hills, but showers becoming confined to coastal areas later. Feeling chilly, but temperatures will be slightly higher near coasts with stronger winds. Maximum Temperature 7 °C.

Tonight:

All places will become dry through the evening and overnight with long clear periods. A widespread, sharp frost will form. Light winds inland, but stronger winds near coastal headlands. Minimum Temperature -4 °C.

Saturday:

Early frost lifting, then mainly dry with sunny spells. Isolated wintry flurries are possible on Pennine hills. Feeling cold in brisk northwesterly winds. Then frost returning overnight. Maximum Temperature 3 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Frosty to start Sunday, becoming milder with rain, hill fog, and strengthening winds. Rain clearing overnight with a frost, then milder, breezier on Monday and Tuesday, sometimes bright, occasionally drizzly.

Updated at: 0204 on Fri 15 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.