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Carnoustie (Beach)

Sunday 20 August

High Low High Low
01:34 07:46 14:07 20:09
5.1 m 1.0 m 5.2 m 1.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals W 8

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Monday 21 August

High Low High Low
02:23 08:37 14:55 20:55
5.3 m 0.8 m 5.3 m 1.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy E 11

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Tuesday 22 August

High Low High Low
03:05 09:22 15:36 21:36
5.5 m 0.6 m 5.4 m 1.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain E 12

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Wednesday 23 August

High Low High Low
03:45 10:03 16:15 22:13
5.6 m 0.5 m 5.4 m 1.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy shower day SE 13

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Thursday 24 August

High Low High Low
04:22 10:41 16:52 22:47
5.6 m 0.6 m 5.3 m 1.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals SW 11

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Regional forecast for Grampian

Today:

A few showers from Ellon up to Buchan this morning where there will be a moderate northwest breeze at first. Otherwise it will be a dry day with sunny spells. Winds becoming mainly light. Maximum Temperature 18 °C.

Tonight:

A dry evening with some sunshine, then some clear intervals overnight, though cloud will tend to thicken up a bit especially over Deeside. North coast remaining clearest. Minimum Temperature 7 °C.

Monday:

A dry and fairly bright day, with the best of the sunshine towards the north coast. More in the way of cloud elsewhere, and cool along the east coast. Maximum Temperature 17 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Tuesday cloudy with occasional mainly light rain. Some heavier, possibly thundery rain overnight and into Wednesday, then brighter with scattered heavy showers later Wednesday and on Thursday.

Updated at: 0421 on Sun 20 Aug 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.