Use my current location crosshair

UK tide times

Recent locations
Loading Met Office

Embo Beach

Wednesday 28 September

Low High Low High
04:51 11:03 17:08 23:12
1.0 m 3.7 m 1.3 m 3.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy S 9
View a detailed forecast for this area

Thursday 29 September

Low High Low High
05:36 11:48 17:50 23:55
0.8 m 3.8 m 1.1 m 4.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain WNW 17
View a detailed forecast for this area

Friday 30 September

Low High Low
06:13 12:26 18:26
0.8 m 3.9 m 1.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy W 12
View a detailed forecast for this area

Saturday 1 October

High Low High Low
00:34 06:48 12:59 19:00
4.0 m 0.7 m 3.9 m 1.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day NNE 3
View a detailed forecast for this area

Sunday 2 October

High Low High Low
01:09 07:20 13:32 19:31
4.1 m 0.7 m 3.9 m 0.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals SE 7
View a detailed forecast for this area

Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

This Evening and Tonight:

Very windy with clear periods and blustery showers. Showers becoming frequent and heavy overnight. Southwesterly gales increasing to severe gale force later tonight, especially over Western Isles and north Highlands. Minimum Temperature 6 °C.

Thursday:

Very windy, showery morning. Gale to severe gale force southwest winds veering northwest by the afternoon then easing a little. Showers gradually becoming fewer during the afternoon with more sunshine. Maximum Temperature 14 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Heavy showers on Friday with a little sunshine and strong westerly winds moderating. Lighter winds, fewer showers and more sunshine on Saturday, then mainly dry with sunny spells on Sunday.

Updated at: 1600 on Wed 28 Sep 2016


How to use this page

To view Tide Times for a desired location, either browse the map above to select your desired location or enter a beach location into the search box and click on your chosen location. Tide tables are displayed beneath the weather forecast for up to five days ahead.

Tide times are available for around 500 locations. To change location, enter your or the first half of a UK postcode into the search box.

For web browsers that have geolocation capabilities, you can also use the 'find my location' button to automatically find your location.

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.