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Dunnet Bay - Murkle Bay/Dunnet (Beach)

Thursday 20 July

High Low High
07:13 13:22 19:57
3.8 m 1.3 m 3.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain NW 18

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Friday 21 July

Low High Low High
01:55 08:22 14:20 20:54
1.3 m 3.9 m 1.2 m 4.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day SE 15

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Saturday 22 July

Low High Low High
02:50 09:21 15:10 21:45
1.0 m 4.1 m 1.1 m 4.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals ESE 14

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Sunday 23 July

Low High Low High
03:40 10:14 15:56 22:33
0.7 m 4.2 m 1.0 m 4.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NE 12

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Monday 24 July

Low High Low High
04:27 11:04 16:40 23:19
0.5 m 4.2 m 1.0 m 4.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast NNW 13

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Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

This Evening and Tonight:

Some rain through the evening, generally confined north of a line Drumnadrochit to Poolewe, perhaps locally turning heavy, but clearing from the south overnight. Otherwise dry with clear spells increasing, bringing a risk of some fog patches towards dawn. Minimum Temperature 9 °C.

Friday:

A mostly dry and bright day, though cloudier at times in southwest. Best of the sunshine across Lewis and Caithness. Maximum Temperature 22 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Western areas will remain fairly dry and bright throughout the weekend, but cloudier conditions elsewhere with some patchy rain. Mostly cloudy on Monday with best of brightness in far south.

Updated at: 1625 on Thu 20 Jul 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.