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Kinghorn - Pettycur (Beach)

Wednesday 7 December

Low High Low High
00:54 07:50 13:28 20:02
1.9 m 4.8 m 2.2 m 4.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 20
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Thursday 8 December

Low High Low High
02:11 08:54 14:47 21:08
1.9 m 4.8 m 2.2 m 4.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 10
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Friday 9 December

Low High Low High
03:27 10:05 16:03 22:20
1.8 m 4.9 m 2.1 m 5.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SW 16
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Saturday 10 December

Low High Low High
04:39 11:13 17:10 23:29
1.6 m 5.1 m 1.8 m 5.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day WSW 19
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Sunday 11 December

Low High Low
05:41 12:14 18:09
1.4 m 5.4 m 1.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 14
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Regional forecast for Central Tayside & Fife

Today:

Cloudy this morning with outbreaks of rain in places, this mostly mainly across western Tayside. This afternoon will become dry with the chance of a few brighter spells developing. Brisk southwesterly winds. Feeling much milder than of late. Maximum Temperature 14 °C.

Tonight:

A dry evening and night to come with some lengthy clear periods developing. West or southwesterly winds freshening for a time this evening, easing later. Minimum Temperature 7 °C.

Thursday:

A dry day to come with some spells of sunshine, and still quite mild for early December. Maximum Temperature 11 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

After a dry start on Friday rain will spread from the west in the morning, clearing later. Isolated showers over the weekend otherwise mainly dry and breezy.

Updated at: 0331 on Wed 7 Dec 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.