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Sandgate Beach

Thursday 14 December

Low High Low High
02:59 08:02 15:28 20:36
1.8 m 6.4 m 1.5 m 6.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day W 17

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Friday 15 December

Low High Low High
03:54 08:49 16:19 21:17
1.6 m 6.5 m 1.4 m 6.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NNW 16

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Saturday 16 December

Low High Low High
04:41 09:30 17:02 21:54
1.5 m 6.7 m 1.3 m 6.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day NW 14

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Sunday 17 December

Low High Low High
05:20 10:07 17:38 22:29
1.4 m 6.8 m 1.2 m 6.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain WSW 11

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Monday 18 December

Low High Low High
05:54 10:44 18:11 23:04
1.3 m 6.8 m 1.2 m 6.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WNW 11

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Regional forecast for London & South East England

Today:

Showers may persist in western counties, and near coasts with strong winds, but winds easing later. Sunny spells are likely to form widely, especially in the east. Generally chilly, but with slightly higher temperatures near coasts. Maximum Temperature 7 °C.

Tonight:

Clear spells will allow a slight ground frost to form, more likely in east. Some showers may persist overnight. Mainly light winds. Minimum Temperature 1 °C.

Friday:

Brisk northwesterly winds will bring sunny spells after a cloudy start, with showers largely clearing. Feeling less cold in London and near Kent coasts. A widespread frost will form overnight. Maximum Temperature 7 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Often dry, bright on Saturday with possible rain later. Dry, bright Sunday morning, then becoming less cold and windier with rain later. Then dry, bright on Monday.

Updated at: 0200 on Thu 14 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.