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Dornoch (Caravan Park) (Beach)

Tuesday 25 April

Low High Low
06:11 12:09 18:34
0.8 m 4.3 m 0.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy shower day N 23
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Wednesday 26 April

High Low High Low
00:46 06:55 12:56 19:19
4.4 m 0.6 m 4.6 m 0.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain NNW 8
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Thursday 27 April

High Low High Low
01:30 07:39 13:43 20:03
4.6 m 0.5 m 4.7 m 0.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NW 15
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Friday 28 April

High Low High Low
02:13 08:23 14:30 20:44
4.6 m 0.4 m 4.7 m 0.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NE 6
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Saturday 29 April

High Low High Low
02:57 09:05 15:19 21:27
4.5 m 0.4 m 4.6 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SE 10
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Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Today:

Cold with wintry showers, these heavy and frequent at times with a risk of hail and the odd rumble of thunder. Any snow should melt as the showers clear. The northerly winds fresh to strong, coastal gales at first. Maximum Temperature 8 °C.

Tonight:

Further wintry showers with occasional clear spells, the showers becoming lighter and well scattered. Winds will also ease leading to a widespread frost away from windward coasts. Minimum Temperature -3 °C.

Wednesday:

The showers well scattered with bright or sunny spells. However, thickening cloud is expected to push in from the northwest during the day. Winds light to moderate from the northwest. Maximum Temperature 10 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

A rather cloudy start expected on Thursday, patchy light rain possible. However, mostly dry and becoming brighter with a few sunny breaks. Mainly dry and bright on Friday and Saturday.

Updated at: 0411 on Tue 25 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.