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Southend - Three Shells (Beach)

Monday 18 December

High Low High Low
00:13 06:39 12:29 18:39
5.5 m 0.8 m 5.6 m 0.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NNW 6

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Tuesday 19 December

High Low High Low
00:46 07:15 13:04 19:12
5.6 m 0.7 m 5.7 m 0.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals WSW 8

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Wednesday 20 December

High Low High Low
01:20 07:46 13:40 19:39
5.6 m 0.7 m 5.7 m 0.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast W 8

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Thursday 21 December

High Low High Low
01:54 08:15 14:15 20:09
5.6 m 0.7 m 5.6 m 0.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WNW 10

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Friday 22 December

High Low High Low
02:28 08:45 14:51 20:40
5.5 m 0.7 m 5.5 m 1.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast WNW 7

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Regional forecast for East of England

This Evening and Tonight:

Dry overnight with clear spells, but becoming chilly with a frost forming in places. Becoming misty, with areas of dense freezing fog likely by morning. Winds will be light. Minimum Temperature -2 °C.

Tuesday:

Areas of freezing fog will clear slowly, perhaps lingering into the afternoon in a few places. Dry, and otherwise becoming less cold with some bright or sunny intervals developing. Maximum Temperature 7 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Milder on Wednesday, dry, rather cloudy, occasionally bright. Rain overnight, then becoming dry sometimes bright on Thursday, and Friday. Local frost and fog possible Thursday night.

Updated at: 1326 on Mon 18 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.