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Friday 22 September

High Low High Low
01:59 07:32 14:37 19:53
3.5 m 0.3 m 3.2 m 0.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SSE 23

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Saturday 23 September

High Low High Low
02:36 08:04 15:09 20:27
3.5 m 0.4 m 3.2 m 0.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 15

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Sunday 24 September

High Low High Low
03:12 08:39 15:43 21:03
3.4 m 0.5 m 3.2 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SSE 11

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Monday 25 September

High Low High Low
03:47 09:15 16:20 21:42
3.4 m 0.6 m 3.1 m 0.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy ENE 5

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Tuesday 26 September

High Low High Low
04:25 09:55 16:59 22:26
3.3 m 0.8 m 3.1 m 0.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SE 11

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Regional forecast for Strathclyde

Today:

Some early brightness in the east but generally a cloudy morning with outbreaks of rain edging east. The rain will be occasionally heavy, especially across Argyll and Ayrshire. Brighter drier conditions spread east from mid-afternoon. Strong southerly winds in west. Maximum Temperature 16 °C.

Tonight:

mainly dry this evening and overnight with variable amounts of cloud leaving some long clear spells. Southerly winds easing but then freshening again later. Minimum Temperature 7 °C.

Saturday:

A bright and dry morning, especially across Lanarkshire and to the east of Glasgow. Cloud increases during the afternoon with perhaps a little rain over the Argyll hills. Breezy. Maximum Temperature 18 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

A rather cloudy period is expected with outbreaks of rain, with more eastern parts likely to see the best of any drier, brighter conditions. Occasionally fresh southerly or southeasterly winds.

Updated at: 0423 on Fri 22 Sep 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.