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Thorntonloch (Beach)

Tuesday 23 May

High Low High Low
01:07 07:06 13:20 19:30
4.8 m 1.4 m 4.9 m 1.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WNW 15
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Wednesday 24 May

High Low High Low
01:55 07:56 14:09 20:21
5.1 m 1.1 m 5.2 m 0.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals W 15
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Thursday 25 May

High Low High Low
02:39 08:46 14:56 21:12
5.3 m 0.8 m 5.5 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day SE 7
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Friday 26 May

High Low High Low
03:23 09:37 15:42 22:02
5.5 m 0.6 m 5.6 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day SSE 9
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Saturday 27 May

High Low High Low
04:08 10:27 16:30 22:50
5.6 m 0.5 m 5.7 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals SSE 11
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Regional forecast for Dumfries, Galloway, Lothian & Borders

This Evening and Tonight:

It will stay rather cloudy and very mild this evening and overnight with patchy light rain, much of it expected over Galloway. Light westerly winds. Minimum Temperature 10 °C.

Wednesday:

Rather cloudy start with any light rain soon dying out. Then becoming brighter and warm with sunny spells developing. Light winds. Maximum Temperature 23 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

High pressure will maintain dry, settled conditions with plenty of sunshine. Becoming very warm inland but onshore breezes keeping coastal areas cooler. Showery rain may develop on Saturday.

Updated at: 1509 on Tue 23 May 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.