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Carnoustie (Beach)

Wednesday 28 June

High Low High
05:45 12:04 18:25
5.3 m 0.7 m 5.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy ENE 18

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Thursday 29 June

Low High Low High
00:15 06:34 12:51 19:19
1.4 m 5.1 m 1.0 m 4.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain NNE 26

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Friday 30 June

Low High Low High
01:01 07:30 13:44 20:16
1.7 m 4.9 m 1.2 m 4.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NNE 13

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Saturday 1 July

Low High Low High
01:57 08:30 14:42 21:17
1.9 m 4.7 m 1.5 m 4.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals SSW 12

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Sunday 2 July

Low High Low High
03:01 09:35 15:46 22:24
2.1 m 4.5 m 1.7 m 4.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals W 19

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Regional forecast for Grampian

Today:

After a cloudy start, it will gradually become brighter with some sunny spells initially around the coasts. Sunshine will develop inland during the afternoon. It will feel cool with fresh northeasterly winds. Maximum Temperature 14 °C.

Tonight:

Dry with some sunny spells this evening, but cloud will thicken with rain reaching the east coast after midnight and most parts by dawn. Freshening northeast winds. Minimum Temperature 7 °C.

Thursday:

Dull, wet and windy. Rain quite heavy at times and driven along by fresh North or Northeast winds, strong on coasts, feeling cool. Rain generally lighter later in day. Maximum Temperature 12 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Becoming drier and brighter on Friday. A band of light rain arrives on Saturday, clearing later in the day to scattered showers these continuing into Sunday. Breezy and feeling cool.

Updated at: 1111 on Wed 28 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.