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Tuesday 27 June

Low High Low
06:52 12:49 19:03
0.2 m 3.0 m 0.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy ESE 16

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Wednesday 28 June

High Low High Low
01:03 07:42 13:44 19:47
3.1 m 0.4 m 2.8 m 0.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy ENE 16

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Thursday 29 June

High Low High Low
01:58 08:32 14:43 20:33
3.0 m 0.5 m 2.6 m 1.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NNE 19

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Friday 30 June

High Low High Low
02:55 09:25 15:45 21:25
2.8 m 0.7 m 2.5 m 1.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy N 19

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Saturday 1 July

High Low High Low
03:59 10:24 16:50 22:29
2.6 m 0.9 m 2.4 m 1.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SW 13

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Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Today:

The day starts mainly dry and bright but still a few showers near Shetland. Cloud will thicken across Orkney in the afternoon heralding the arrival of patchy rain later. The east wind will freshen up in the afternoon in south. Maximum Temperature 13 °C.

Tonight:

Cloudy with patchy rain across Orkney and Fair Isle and fresh east winds. Drier with some evening sunshine over Shetland, followed by clear spells overnight. Minimum Temperature 9 °C.

Wednesday:

A cloudy start in Orkney with some light rain but brightening up later in the day. Dry and bright over Shetland with some good sunny spells in the afternoon. Maximum Temperature 14 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

It will remain mostly dry and bright throughout the outlook period with some sunny spells and only a few showers. Feeling cool in a freshening east or northeasterly breeze.

Updated at: 0210 on Tue 27 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.