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Sunday 30 April

High Low High Low
03:10 09:15 15:35 21:36
4.0 m 0.6 m 4.0 m 0.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals E 20
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Monday 1 May

High Low High Low
03:53 10:03 16:25 22:26
3.8 m 0.7 m 3.7 m 1.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy E 17
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Tuesday 2 May

High Low High Low
04:40 11:01 17:19 23:27
3.6 m 0.9 m 3.5 m 1.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day E 15
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Wednesday 3 May

High Low High
05:36 12:11 18:23
3.4 m 1.1 m 3.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day ENE 9
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Thursday 4 May

Low High Low High
00:44 06:43 13:30 19:41
1.6 m 3.3 m 1.1 m 3.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals ENE 9
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Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Today:

Another dry day with plenty of bright and sunny spells developing for most, best across Wester Ross and towards Inverness and the Black Isle. Cooler and cloudier with fresh winds over Caithness and over much of Sutherland. Maximum Temperature 17 °C.

Tonight:

Continuing rather cloudy over the far north, while clear spells appear over the rest of the region. Winds east to southeast fresh in the north, otherwise light. Minimum Temperature 4 °C.

Monday:

Similar to Sunday with the north rather cloudy but dry, while central and southern areas see good sunny spells, light winds and feeling warm. Maximum Temperature 19 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Settled with most staying dry. Southeast winds backing northeast from Wednesday, which transfers the best of the sunshine and warmest weather south to Skye, Lochaber. Significantly cooler on northeast coasts.

Updated at: 0428 on Sun 30 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.