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Carnoustie (Beach)

Saturday 24 September

Low High Low High
02:13 08:51 14:52 21:29
1.8 m 4.6 m 2.1 m 4.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSW 24
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Sunday 25 September

Low High Low High
03:43 10:21 16:26 22:53
1.9 m 4.5 m 2.2 m 4.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals SW 16
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Monday 26 September

Low High Low
05:15 11:48 17:50
1.8 m 4.6 m 2.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day S 11
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Tuesday 27 September

High Low High Low
00:10 06:27 12:58 18:51
4.7 m 1.5 m 4.8 m 1.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SW 18
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Wednesday 28 September

High Low High Low
01:09 07:21 13:47 19:38
5.0 m 1.3 m 4.9 m 1.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SW 16
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Regional forecast for Grampian

This Evening and Tonight:

A mainly cloudy evening, with outbreaks of rain for a time, heavier in Kincardineshire and Deeside, patchy further north. Strong southerly winds. Rain clearing into the North Sea soon after midnight. Clear periods and a little colder as winds ease. Minimum Temperature 8 °C.

Sunday:

A mainly dry and sunny morning, then clouds building up and bringing a scattering of showers for the afternoon, though many areas escaping. Moderate, locally fresh south to southwest breeze. Maximum Temperature 17 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

A bright start on Monday but some rain possible in the afternoon or evening. Unsettled towards midweek with rain at times, risk of severe gales.

Updated at: 1557 on Sat 24 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.