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Largs - Main (Beach)

Wednesday 18 October

Low High Low
05:29 12:36 17:51
0.5 m 3.3 m 0.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy ESE 9

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Thursday 19 October

High Low High Low
00:27 06:08 13:16 18:28
3.5 m 0.5 m 3.4 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SE 16

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Friday 20 October

High Low High Low
01:06 06:42 13:51 19:03
3.5 m 0.5 m 3.4 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WNW 14

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Saturday 21 October

High Low High Low
01:43 07:15 14:23 19:38
3.5 m 0.6 m 3.4 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy shower day N 14

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Sunday 22 October

High Low High Low
02:19 07:49 14:54 20:12
3.5 m 0.6 m 3.5 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NNW 15

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Regional forecast for Strathclyde

Today:

Mainly cloudy, with some light drizzly rain over Lanarkshire, the Glasgow Area and up into Argyll, gradually pushing north and dying out. Some sunny intervals in Kintyre and South Ayrshire this morning and most places brightening later. Isles becoming breezy. Maximum Temperature 14 °C.

Tonight:

A mainly dry evening but rain will spread to West Argyll and the Clyde Coast by midnight and spread north overnight, becoming heavy at times. Fresh southeast winds far west. Minimum Temperature 9 °C.

Thursday:

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. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

A wet night and some rain on Friday morning then drier in the afternoon. An unsettled weekend with showers or longer spells of rain and windy at times.

Updated at: 0403 on Wed 18 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.