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Saltcoats (Beach)

Saturday 27 May

High Low High Low
01:37 07:13 14:12 19:41
3.4 m -0.0 m 3.3 m 0.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day SSW 5
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Sunday 28 May

High Low High Low
02:22 08:01 15:04 20:32
3.5 m -0.0 m 3.3 m 0.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WNW 15
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Monday 29 May

High Low High Low
03:07 08:51 15:56 21:25
3.5 m 0.0 m 3.2 m 0.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain NE 12
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Tuesday 30 May

High Low High Low
03:52 09:44 16:50 22:21
3.4 m 0.1 m 3.1 m 0.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 13
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Wednesday 31 May

High Low High Low
04:39 10:42 17:45 23:19
3.3 m 0.3 m 2.9 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSW 13
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Regional forecast for Strathclyde

This Evening and Tonight:

A dry and warm evening with late sunshine, then a dry night with long clear spells. Mild or very mild overnight and muggy in towns and cities. Mainly light winds. Minimum Temperature 14 °C.

Saturday:

A dry, sunny morning for most and becoming hot again. However a band of locally heavy rain will spread north from late morning, then brightening with scattered thunderstorms in afternoon. Maximum Temperature 24 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Cloudier and much cooler with occasional mainly light rain or showers, but some bright or sunny spells around too.

Updated at: 1552 on Fri 26 May 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.