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Machir Bay

Thursday 19 October

High Low High
06:27 12:10 18:30
3.5 m 0.6 m 3.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain SSE 25

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Friday 20 October

Low High Low High
00:53 06:58 12:50 19:00
0.7 m 3.6 m 0.6 m 3.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NNE 4

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Saturday 21 October

Low High Low High
01:27 07:30 13:27 19:32
0.8 m 3.6 m 0.7 m 3.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy shower day SE 13

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Sunday 22 October

Low High Low High
01:58 08:00 14:02 20:02
0.8 m 3.6 m 0.8 m 3.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day WNW 28

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Monday 23 October

Low High Low High
02:30 08:30 14:37 20:33
0.9 m 3.5 m 1.0 m 3.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy shower day SSW 20

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Regional forecast for Strathclyde

Today:

Mainly cloudy with some outbreaks of rain around in the morning. Some longer dry spells in the afternoon, with some sunny intervals in places but rain lingering over far west, towards Tiree and Islay. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Tonight:

A dry start inland, but some heavier rain over the Isles and west Argyll this extending inland later this evening and overnight. Becoming dry in far west by morning. Minimum Temperature 11 °C.

Friday:

Occasional rain gradually becoming light and patchy but a good deal of cloud will persist. The best chance of brightness will be towards the west coast. Rain later in evening. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

An unsettled weekend and start to the week with showers or longer spells of rain and windy at times. Gales possible Saturday evening.

Updated at: 0416 on Thu 19 Oct 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.