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Dornoch (Caravan Park) (Beach)

Saturday 21 January

Low High Low High
00:15 06:27 12:41 18:54
1.6 m 3.4 m 1.8 m 3.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day SE 4
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Sunday 22 January

Low High Low High
01:26 07:36 14:05 20:09
1.6 m 3.4 m 1.8 m 3.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 7
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Monday 23 January

Low High Low High
02:41 08:45 15:19 21:19
1.6 m 3.5 m 1.7 m 3.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSW 9
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Tuesday 24 January

Low High Low High
03:41 09:47 16:15 22:18
1.5 m 3.7 m 1.5 m 3.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSW 13
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Wednesday 25 January

Low High Low High
04:31 10:36 17:00 23:06
1.4 m 3.9 m 1.3 m 3.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSW 19
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Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

This Evening and Tonight:

Clear spells during the evening with wideapread frost and some patchy fog. Cloud spreading across the Hebrides, Lochaber and Skye overnight with the odd patch of rain, even some snow flurries on higher ground. Minimum Temperature -4 °C.

Sunday:

Mostly dry with some bright spells, the best of these around Inverness and the east. Some patches of light rain and hill snow across the south and west. Light winds. Maximum Temperature 7 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Mostly dry on Monday with variable cloud, some bright spells and patchy rain over the hills. Turning windier on Tuesday and Wednesday with thicker cloud and some rain at times.

Updated at: 1518 on Sat 21 Jan 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.