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St Margarets Bay (Beach)

Friday 20 April

High Low High Low
02:18 09:49 14:46 22:07
6.7 m 0.9 m 6.5 m 1.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day WSW 9

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Saturday 21 April

High Low High Low
03:06 10:31 15:40 22:53
6.5 m 1.1 m 6.2 m 1.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day ENE 6

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Sunday 22 April

High Low High Low
04:06 11:21 16:44 23:50
6.2 m 1.5 m 6.0 m 1.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals SSW 15

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Monday 23 April

High Low High
05:17 12:27 17:57
5.8 m 1.8 m 5.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 16

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Tuesday 24 April

Low High Low High
01:05 06:43 13:54 19:26
1.7 m 5.6 m 1.9 m 5.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 14

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Regional forecast for London & South East England

This Evening and Tonight:

Any showers in the Thames Estuary will soon fade to leave generally dry conditions with late sunshine. Eastern coastal districts becoming cool overnight, with mist and low cloud moving in on the onshore breeze. Staying milder and clearer further west. Minimum Temperature 7 °C.

Saturday:

Starting fine, with patchy mist soon dispersing to another very warm day with lengthy sunny periods, although for many this will culminate in sporadic, potentially thundery showers later. Maximum Temperature 27 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Sunday starting warm and humid, with sunshine but perhaps also thundery showers, freshening from the northwest later. Becoming cloudier, breezier and less warm into the working week.

Updated at: 1544 on Fri 20 Apr 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.