11:13am Monday 23rd April 2012
HIGH Tide Times
Monday Apr 30th are at: 0522 and 1746
Tuesday May 1st are at: 0636 and 1900
Wednesday May 2nd are at: 0750 and 2010
Thursday May 3rd are at: 0857 and 2115
Friday May 4th are at: 0955 and 2213
Saturday May 5th are at: 1048 and 2306
Sunday May 6th are at: 1136 and 2354
LOW Tide Times
Monday Apr 30th are at: 1132 and ----
Tuesday May 1st are at: 0020 and 1252
Wednesday May 2nd are at: 0130 and 1357
Thursday May 3rd are at: 0228 and 1451
Friday May 4th are at: 0321 and 1541
Saturday May 5th are at: 0409 and 1627
Sunday May 6th are at: 0454 and 1714
(All times are GMT - add one hour for British Summer Time)
To calculate other high tides in Essex and on The Thames:
Walton on the Naze - same time as Harwich Harbour
Bradwell - add 21 minutes
Southend - add 50 minutes
Tilbury - add 1 hour, 15 minutes
London Bridge - add 2 hours, 10 minutes
Brightlingsea - add 23 minutes
Burnham-on-Crouch - add 42 minutes
Clacton - add 11 minutes
Felixstowe Pier - subtract 11 minutes
Wivenhoe - add 27 minutes
River Stour - Mistley - add 25 minutes
All information courtesy of Harwich Haven Authority:
Did you know?
The pull of the moon and sun are the main cause of tides on Earth but 100 other scientific factors affect the timing and height of tides.
Tide prediction is getting better all the time, and official tidal predictions are available up to two years in advance.
There is roughly 12 hrs 25 minutes between each high tide.
Especially high tides are called spring tides, but they have nothing to do with the season and actually occur twice a month. Spring tides also mean lower low water. The opposite to a spring tide is a neap tide.
"Did you know?" was collated with the help of
Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory
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