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Tuesday 27 September

High Low High
07:19 13:17 19:30
4.4 m 2.0 m 4.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain WSW 36
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Wednesday 28 September

Low High Low High
01:45 08:04 13:58 20:14
1.3 m 4.6 m 1.8 m 4.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain SSW 6
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Thursday 29 September

Low High Low High
02:23 08:40 14:32 20:50
1.1 m 4.7 m 1.6 m 5.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain WNW 27
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Friday 30 September

Low High Low High
02:57 09:13 15:06 21:23
1.0 m 4.8 m 1.4 m 5.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain W 21
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Saturday 1 October

Low High Low High
03:30 09:44 15:39 21:54
0.9 m 4.9 m 1.3 m 5.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day NW 6
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Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

This Evening and Tonight:

Blustery showers this evening, mainly in the west but a few reaching Inverness. Strong to gale force southwesterly winds, perhaps severe in the far northwest, these easing later in the night. Minimum Temperature 9 °C.

Wednesday:

A mainly dry, bright start, then some rain spreads from the southwest, occasionally heavy and more persistent over the West Highlands. Lighter winds at first but a strong southwesterly later. Maximum Temperature 17 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Thursday and Friday bright and showery with strong winds, with severe gales on Thursday. Fewer showers and more in the way of sunshine on Saturday.

Updated at: 1611 on Tue 27 Sep 2016


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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.