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Ardrossan (Beach)

Wednesday 26 July

High Low High Low
02:39 08:18 15:31 20:46
3.5 m 0.1 m 3.1 m 0.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain W 14

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Thursday 27 July

High Low High Low
03:23 09:02 16:17 21:31
3.5 m 0.1 m 3.0 m 0.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SSW 22

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Friday 28 July

High Low High Low
04:05 09:46 16:59 22:18
3.4 m 0.3 m 3.0 m 0.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day SSW 16

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Saturday 29 July

High Low High Low
04:46 10:33 17:40 23:05
3.3 m 0.4 m 2.9 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day SW 12

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Sunday 30 July

High Low High Low
05:29 11:24 18:23 23:57
3.2 m 0.6 m 2.8 m 0.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy shower day SSW 12

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Regional forecast for Strathclyde

This Evening and Tonight:

A bright evening across parts of Argyll and west Ayrshire, cloudier elsewhere. Rain will spread in to the west around dawn and reach all areas by the morning rush-hour, becoming heavy. Strengthening southeasterly winds across Kintyre and the Isles. Minimum Temperature 12 °C.

Wednesday:

A wet morning with some heavy rain for a time. Drier, brighter weather will spread to all areas in afternoon with some sunshine and showers. Windy up the west coast. Maximum Temperature 18 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

A mixture of sunny spells and occasional showers throughout. The showers will be most frequent over the Argyll hills. Windy on Thursday.

Updated at: 1559 on Tue 25 Jul 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.