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Dornoch (Caravan Park) (Beach)

Monday 26 September

Low High Low High
03:18 09:25 15:53 21:49
1.3 m 3.8 m 1.6 m 3.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals SSW 9
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Tuesday 27 September

Low High Low High
04:30 10:40 16:55 22:53
1.1 m 3.9 m 1.4 m 4.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 23
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Wednesday 28 September

Low High Low High
05:26 11:35 17:43 23:44
1.0 m 4.1 m 1.3 m 4.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SSE 10
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Thursday 29 September

Low High Low
06:11 12:20 18:25
0.8 m 4.2 m 1.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SW 19
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Friday 30 September

High Low High Low
00:26 06:48 12:57 19:01
4.4 m 0.8 m 4.3 m 1.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals W 14
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Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Today:

Further showers during morning over Western Isles and West Highlands, becoming more isolated in the afternoon. A mostly dry day further east with sunny spells, with the odd shower later. Fresh southwesterlies at first over Isles, otherwise lighter southerly winds. Maximum Temperature 16 °C.

Tonight:

Any showers dying out with some clear spells this evening and early tonight, turning chilly for a time. Clouding over overnight with some rain arriving by morning. Minimum Temperature 5 °C.

Tuesday:

Cloudy with some rain in the morning but soon clearing to brighter drier weather though some blustery showers will reach the far north. Southwesterly gales developing, locally severe later. Maximum Temperature 16 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Becoming cloudy with rain, heavy and persistent in west, clearing later as gales return, possibly severe. Thursday and Friday bright and showery with strong winds, gales possible.

Updated at: 0524 on Mon 26 Sep 2016


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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.