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Portobello - Central (James Street) (Beach)

Saturday 23 September

High Low High Low
05:14 11:17 17:30 23:18
5.7 m 0.7 m 5.5 m 1.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast S 12

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Sunday 24 September

High Low High Low
05:53 11:39 18:06 23:36
5.5 m 1.0 m 5.3 m 1.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy ESE 5

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Monday 25 September

High Low High Low
06:32 11:54 18:45 23:55
5.2 m 1.3 m 5.0 m 1.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy ESE 5

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Tuesday 26 September

High Low High
07:13 12:18 19:27
5.0 m 1.6 m 4.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SE 9

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Wednesday 27 September

Low High Low High
00:28 07:59 12:59 20:14
1.8 m 4.7 m 2.0 m 4.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SE 15

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Regional forecast for Dumfries, Galloway, Lothian & Borders

This Evening and Tonight:

Perhaps some late sunshine, but mostly cloudy with patchy light rain. Rain becoming more persistent in west with heavier rain developing over Dumfries and Galloway, though eastern parts mainly dry by end of night. Breezy, strong southeasterly winds over coasts. Minimum Temperature 11 °C.

Sunday:

Dry with some brightness in east in the morning, otherwise cloudy with rain. Some heavy rain at times in the west, but also in east later. Southeasterly winds easing. Maximum Temperature 17 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Cloudy on Monday with occasional rain, heavy at first. Drier on Tuesday and Wednesday but generally cloudy with some light rain, though mostly over hills. Mild southerly winds, strengthening Wednesday,

Updated at: 1546 on Sat 23 Sep 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.