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Thurso (Beach)

Friday 23 June

Low High Low High
02:25 08:42 14:48 21:07
0.9 m 5.0 m 0.8 m 5.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy W 22

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Saturday 24 June

Low High Low High
03:16 09:29 15:38 21:50
0.6 m 5.1 m 0.8 m 5.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain WSW 23

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Sunday 25 June

Low High Low High
04:08 10:15 16:25 22:33
0.4 m 5.1 m 0.8 m 5.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day WNW 23

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Monday 26 June

Low High Low High
04:58 11:02 17:12 23:16
0.3 m 5.0 m 1.0 m 5.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NE 8

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Tuesday 27 June

Low High Low
05:47 11:49 17:58
0.4 m 4.9 m 1.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy E 14

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Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Today:

A mainly cloudy start with outbreaks of rain. However brighter, drier conditions soon reach Lewis and spread southeast through the morning with sunny spells and the odd light shower developing for the afternoon. Breezy with fresh or strong southwesterly winds. Maximum Temperature 19 °C.

Tonight:

Some late sunshine, especially towards Inverness and the Black Isle, but the showers will become more frequent and heavier through the evening and overnight. Occasionally strong southwesterly winds. Minimum Temperature 7 °C.

Saturday:

Bright with sunny spells and heavy showers, the showers perhaps merging to give a longer spell of rain during the afternoon. Windy with a risk of southwesterly gales in west. Maximum Temperature 16 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Strong northwesterly winds and showers easing on Sunday. Monday starts bright but cloud and rain edge into southern parts in afternoon. Tuesday looks bright with just a few showers.

Updated at: 1056 on Fri 23 Jun 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.