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Broadsands (Beach)

Sunday 26 March

High Low High Low
02:21 08:17 14:36 20:40
4.9 m 1.2 m 5.0 m 0.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day ENE 7
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Monday 27 March

High Low High Low
03:00 08:58 15:14 21:22
5.2 m 0.9 m 5.3 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy E 11
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Tuesday 28 March

High Low High Low
03:38 09:39 15:51 22:04
5.4 m 0.6 m 5.5 m 0.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast ESE 9
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Wednesday 29 March

High Low High Low
04:15 10:20 16:28 22:46
5.6 m 0.5 m 5.7 m 0.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain ESE 11
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Thursday 30 March

High Low High Low
04:54 11:01 17:09 23:26
5.6 m 0.4 m 5.7 m 0.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy S 9
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Regional forecast for Dumfries, Galloway, Lothian & Borders

Today:

After a chilly start it will be another fine and dry day with plenty of sunshine. Warmest across Dumfries & Galloway and the west but not quite as warm along eastern coasts with a slight onshore breeze here. Maximum Temperature 16 °C.

Tonight:

Remaining dry with long clear periods, although patchy low cloud by the end of the night. A touch of frost developing, with winds remaining light. Minimum Temperature 1 °C.

Monday:

Dry with plenty of sunny spells again, particularly around Dumfries and Moffat, however a little cooler with more cloud across eastern parts, and then more widely later in the day. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Dry for most on Tuesday with some bright or sunny spells, however risk of showers later in the day. Breezier on Wednesday and Thursday with spells of rain.

Updated at: 0404 on Sun 26 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.