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Elie (Woodhaven and Ruby Bay) (Beach)

Monday 27 March

High Low High Low
02:43 08:50 14:57 21:14
5.1 m 0.9 m 5.2 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day E 12
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Tuesday 28 March

High Low High Low
03:21 09:31 15:34 21:56
5.3 m 0.6 m 5.4 m 0.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy ESE 6
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Wednesday 29 March

High Low High Low
03:58 10:12 16:11 22:38
5.5 m 0.5 m 5.6 m 0.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain ESE 8
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Thursday 30 March

High Low High Low
04:37 10:53 16:53 23:18
5.5 m 0.4 m 5.6 m 0.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain S 11
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Friday 31 March

High Low High Low
05:20 11:34 17:37 23:59
5.4 m 0.5 m 5.5 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day SSW 13
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Regional forecast for Central Tayside & Fife

This Evening and Tonight:

A mostly clear evening with temperatures quickly dropping. Low cloud near the coasts will spread inland through this evening. Some fog developing near coasts and over high ground. Minimum Temperature 2 °C.

Tuesday:

A much cooler and cloudier day than of late but staying mostly dry. Sunny intervals will develop through the morning then a few showers will arrive from late afternoon. Maximum Temperature 11 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Mostly dry start to Wednesday but some rain will arrive from the southwest. Sunny spells and showers on Thursday and Friday and becoming rather warm again.

Updated at: 1623 on Mon 27 Mar 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.