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Whitesands Bay (Beach)

Monday 23 October

High Low High Low
05:22 10:59 17:33 23:08
5.1 m 1.2 m 5.0 m 1.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy S 7

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Tuesday 24 October

High Low High Low
06:01 11:18 18:10 23:28
4.9 m 1.4 m 4.8 m 1.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals SW 22

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Wednesday 25 October

High Low High Low
06:41 11:44 18:51 23:58
4.7 m 1.7 m 4.6 m 1.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day WSW 21

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Thursday 26 October

High Low High
07:25 12:20 19:36
4.5 m 2.0 m 4.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals W 16

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Friday 27 October

Low High Low High
00:44 08:15 13:16 20:29
2.0 m 4.2 m 2.3 m 4.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day WNW 13

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Regional forecast for Dumfries, Galloway, Lothian & Borders

This Evening and Tonight:

Any remaining rain will die away this evening with drier weather and clear spells following. Cloud will thicken up overnight across the west with some heavy rain arriving across Galloway by dawn. Breezy. Minimum Temperature 6 °C.

Tuesday:

A cloudy and wet start for most, but this clears east by early afternoon with good brightness following. More cloud and rain possibly arrive later in the evening. Maximum Temperature 16 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Mainly dry, bright and mild on Wednesday. Mainly dry towards the end of the week but becoming colder.

Updated at: 1507 on Mon 23 Oct 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.