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Whitesands Bay (Beach)

Monday 26 June

High Low High Low
04:41 11:08 17:09 23:24
5.5 m 0.4 m 5.6 m 0.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy N 6

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Tuesday 27 June

High Low High
05:32 11:56 18:01
5.5 m 0.5 m 5.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain ESE 20

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Wednesday 28 June

Low High Low High
00:09 06:25 12:44 18:55
1.1 m 5.3 m 0.7 m 5.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy ENE 16

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Thursday 29 June

Low High Low High
00:51 07:19 13:31 19:50
1.3 m 5.1 m 1.0 m 4.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain N 22

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Friday 30 June

Low High Low High
01:31 08:16 14:20 20:48
1.6 m 4.9 m 1.3 m 4.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain N 17

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Regional forecast for Dumfries, Galloway, Lothian & Borders

Today:

It will be a bright day with sunny intervals and light winds. Cloud will bubble up the afternoon with just the odd light shower developing. Thicker cloud and some rain will reach Galloway around early evening. Maximum Temperature 17 °C.

Tonight:

A mostly dry start to the evening but cloud and rain will spread north. The rain will turn persistent and occasionally heavy overnight, especially across Dumfries and Galloway. Minimum Temperature 10 °C.

Tuesday:

Persistent and occasionally heavy rain will continue through the morning then becoming lighter in the afternoon. Feeling on the cold side with fresh southeasterly winds. Maximum Temperature 14 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Rain clearing early Wednesday then a dry and bright day. More rain will arrive on Thursday before clearing away south on Friday. Feeling cool for June, especially North Sea coasts.

Updated at: 0357 on Mon 26 Jun 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.