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Dornoch (Caravan Park) (Beach)

Thursday 17 August

Low High Low High
02:07 08:11 14:52 21:01
1.4 m 3.8 m 1.4 m 3.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day SSW 22

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Friday 18 August

Low High Low High
03:35 09:37 16:14 22:16
1.3 m 3.9 m 1.3 m 4.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain W 20

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Saturday 19 August

Low High Low High
04:50 10:54 17:20 23:20
1.0 m 4.1 m 1.1 m 4.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy W 18

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Sunday 20 August

Low High Low
05:52 11:58 18:16
0.8 m 4.3 m 1.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 7

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Monday 21 August

High Low High Low
00:16 06:45 12:53 19:04
4.4 m 0.6 m 4.4 m 0.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NNE 8

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Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

This Evening and Tonight:

Best of the evenings weather across northeast, from the Black Isle northwards with some late sunshine. Otherwise unsettled with showers occasionally merging to longer, and heavier, periods of rain overnight these spreading to the northeast by morning. Thunder is possible. Minimum Temperature 10 °C.

Friday:

Cloudy with showers or longer spells of rain, heaviest from Caithness down to Strathspey. Brightening across the south and west with sunshine and more scattered showers. Maximum Temperature 17 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Windy on Saturday with frequent showers, but these easing from the south later. Dry for much of Sunday then rain later, heavy at times. Rain turning more showery on Monday.

Updated at: 1606 on Thu 17 Aug 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.