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Kinghorn - Pettycur (Beach)

Monday 24 April

High Low High Low
01:55 07:47 14:09 20:10
5.2 m 1.4 m 5.3 m 1.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals WNW 16
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Tuesday 25 April

High Low High Low
02:41 08:33 14:54 20:57
5.5 m 1.1 m 5.6 m 0.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy N 17
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Wednesday 26 April

High Low High Low
03:22 09:19 15:36 21:44
5.8 m 0.8 m 5.9 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NNW 7
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Thursday 27 April

High Low High Low
04:03 10:04 16:19 22:30
6.0 m 0.6 m 6.1 m 0.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NNW 9
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Friday 28 April

High Low High Low
04:45 10:50 17:03 23:13
6.0 m 0.6 m 6.1 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 6
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Regional forecast for Central Tayside & Fife

Today:

Bright with occasional sunny spells and a scattering of wintry showers, although these could merge into a longer outbreak of sleet and snow across Angus and northern Perthshire around the middle of the day. Maximum Temperature 8 °C.

Tonight:

Clear spells and wintry showers, these heaviest and most frequent over Angus and northern Perthshire, some lying snow possible. Mainly dry elsewhere with a widespread frost. Minimum Temperature -1 °C.

Tuesday:

Remaining cold with bright spells and wintry showers. Winds will be fresh to strong from the north or northwest with gales around the coast. Maximum Temperature 8 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

The winds will ease and the showers well scattered on Wednesday with bright or sunny spells. Bright with occasional showers Thursday and Friday and temperatures beginning to recover.

Updated at: 0432 on Mon 24 Apr 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.