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Thurso (Beach)

Sunday 24 September

Low High Low
05:43 11:46 17:51
1.2 m 4.7 m 1.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain SSE 14

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Monday 25 September

High Low High Low
00:04 06:16 12:20 18:24
4.8 m 1.5 m 4.5 m 1.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 16

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Tuesday 26 September

High Low High Low
00:43 06:49 12:59 19:03
4.5 m 1.9 m 4.4 m 2.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 18

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Wednesday 27 September

High Low High Low
01:30 07:29 13:49 19:55
4.2 m 2.3 m 4.2 m 2.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SE 23

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Thursday 28 September

High Low High Low
02:32 08:29 14:54 21:21
3.9 m 2.6 m 4.0 m 2.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain S 18

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Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Today:

Outer Hebrides mainly dry with some brightness and the odd shower. Otherwise it will be generally cloudy with occasional rain, turning heavy at times, especially over the south in afternoon. South to southeasterly winds mainly light, moderate around some coasts.. Maximum Temperature 17 °C.

Tonight:

Further pulses of quite heavy rain will affect much of Highland, especially over Badenoch and Strathspey and up to Sutherland. Drier and clearer over Hebrides, and western coasts of mainland. Minimum Temperature 9 °C.

Monday:

Further rain in parts of Highland, becoming more confined to Glencoe in the afternoon, with some brighter spells developing elsewhere. Maximum Temperature 17 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Tuesday and Wednesday morning mainly dry and quite bright with sunny intervals and quite warm. Some rain later Wednesday. Thursday bright, dry, but more rain in evening.

Updated at: 0408 on Sun 24 Sep 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.