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Kinghorn - Pettycur (Beach)

Friday 30 September

High Low High Low
03:11 09:16 15:31 21:19
5.6 m 1.1 m 5.5 m 1.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals W 12
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Saturday 1 October

High Low High Low
03:49 09:46 16:04 21:50
5.7 m 1.0 m 5.6 m 1.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals NE 6
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Sunday 2 October

High Low High Low
04:22 10:14 16:35 22:19
5.7 m 1.0 m 5.6 m 1.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day SSE 3
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Monday 3 October

High Low High Low
04:55 10:40 17:07 22:46
5.6 m 1.1 m 5.5 m 1.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 12
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Tuesday 4 October

High Low High Low
05:28 11:02 17:39 23:06
5.5 m 1.2 m 5.4 m 1.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 13
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Regional forecast for Central Tayside & Fife

Today:

Mainly cloudy across Fife, the Trossachs and Stirlingshire, with showers, occasionally heavy. Further north across Tayside, Perthshire and Angus drier with fewer showers and good sunny spells. Mostly light winds, but breezy along the coast and near showers. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Tonight:

Showers easing through the evening, with clear spells developing. A few showers lingering through the night though, mainly along the coast. Cool, especially in the glens of Perthshire and Stirlingshire. Minimum Temperature 1 °C.

Saturday:

Scattered showers and bright spells, showers most likely along the Fife coast at first, and inland later. Plenty of bright spells too, especially later. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

After a cold start, Sunday mainly dry with light winds and sunny spells. Similar on Monday, but turning more unsettled on Tuesday, with some rain for the west.

Updated at: 0426 on Fri 30 Sep 2016


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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.