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Dornoch (Caravan Park) (Beach)

Sunday 19 February

High Low High
05:25 11:30 17:56
3.4 m 1.7 m 3.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSW 10
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Monday 20 February

Low High Low High
00:19 06:30 13:01 19:16
1.7 m 3.3 m 1.8 m 3.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals W 24
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Tuesday 21 February

Low High Low High
01:47 07:50 14:35 20:39
1.8 m 3.3 m 1.7 m 3.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SW 14
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Wednesday 22 February

Low High Low High
03:07 09:05 15:44 21:47
1.6 m 3.5 m 1.5 m 3.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain WNW 26
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Thursday 23 February

Low High Low High
04:03 10:04 16:33 22:40
1.5 m 3.7 m 1.3 m 3.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain WNW 10
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Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Today:

A cloudy morning in the west with patchy rain then longer spells of rain will arrive in the afternoon with strengthening southwesterly winds. Eastern areas staying dry until evening; best of the brightness around Inverness and Nairn. Another mild day. Maximum Temperature 11 °C.

Tonight:

Cloudy with outbreaks of rain or drizzle across most parts but Inverness area becoming mostly dry. A mild and breezy night, winds touching gale force across the Hebrides. Minimum Temperature 8 °C.

Monday:

A cloudy and mild start with some rain. Turning brighter and colder through the morning with blustery showers. Windy across all parts with strong to gale force westerly winds. Maximum Temperature 10 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

An unsettled period with wet and windy weather at times. A chance of severe gales in the north on Wednesday. Feeling generally colder than it has of late.

Updated at: 0234 on Sun 19 Feb 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.