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Botany Bay (Broadstairs)

Friday 19 January

High Low High Low
01:18 07:46 13:43 19:46
5.1 m 0.7 m 5.0 m 0.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day WSW 17

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Saturday 20 January

High Low High Low
01:51 08:19 14:17 20:20
5.1 m 0.7 m 5.0 m 0.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain NNE 10

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Sunday 21 January

High Low High Low
02:23 08:51 14:51 20:54
5.1 m 0.7 m 5.0 m 0.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain SSE 13

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Monday 22 January

High Low High Low
02:57 09:24 15:29 21:27
5.0 m 0.7 m 4.9 m 1.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WNW 19

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Tuesday 23 January

High Low High Low
03:33 09:55 16:09 22:03
5.0 m 0.8 m 4.8 m 1.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast SW 18

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Regional forecast for London & South East England

Today:

Early frost will lift, then it will be a cold day with sunny spells, and most places will remain dry, apart from an isolated shower in Hampshire. Light or moderate westerly winds inland, sometimes brisk near coasts and exposed hills. Maximum Temperature 6 °C.

Tonight:

A slight early frost is possible during the evening with largely clear skies and winds falling light. Cloud will increase later with rain and sleet spreading eastwards. Minimum Temperature -1 °C.

Saturday:

Early rain, and sleet on hills, will clear, then dry and cold with sunny spells developing. A frost will form during the evening, then becoming cloudy with rain by dawn. Maximum Temperature 7 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Rain will spread eastwards on Sunday, then drizzly, breezy and cloudy overnight. Becoming less cold on Monday with further rain, occasionally heavy. Brighter with a few showers on Tuesday.

Updated at: 0423 on Fri 19 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.