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Sunday 30 April

Low High Low High
03:42 10:19 15:58 22:37
0.6 m 3.5 m 0.8 m 3.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals ESE 23
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Monday 1 May

Low High Low High
04:32 11:24 16:47 23:44
0.8 m 3.3 m 1.0 m 3.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day ESE 14
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Tuesday 2 May

Low High Low
05:30 12:38 17:45
1.0 m 3.0 m 1.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day SSE 8
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Wednesday 3 May

High Low High Low
01:04 06:44 13:57 18:58
3.1 m 1.2 m 2.9 m 1.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day SE 6
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Thursday 4 May

High Low High Low
02:25 08:14 15:15 20:32
3.0 m 1.2 m 2.8 m 1.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day ENE 11
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Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

This Evening and Tonight:

A bright evening with some sunshine then staying dry overnight with clear spells, although clouds will increase across Caithness and Sutherland. Winds east to southeast fresh in the north, otherwise light. Minimum Temperature 4 °C.

Monday:

Staying rather cloudy across the far north, while central and southern areas see good sunny spells, light winds and feeling warm. Maximum Temperature 19 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Settled with most staying dry. Southeast winds backing northeast from Wednesday, which transfers the best of the sunshine and warmest weather south to Skye, Lochaber. Significantly cooler on northeast coasts.

Updated at: 1654 on Sun 30 Apr 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.