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Tuesday 26 September

High Low High Low
01:48 07:53 14:04 20:08
2.7 m 1.1 m 2.6 m 1.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast SE 22

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Wednesday 27 September

High Low High Low
02:36 08:32 14:55 20:58
2.5 m 1.3 m 2.5 m 1.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SE 26

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Thursday 28 September

High Low High Low
03:38 09:31 15:59 22:21
2.4 m 1.5 m 2.4 m 1.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day SSE 15

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Friday 29 September

High Low High
05:02 10:57 17:22
2.2 m 1.6 m 2.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 24

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Saturday 30 September

Low High Low High
00:06 06:36 12:30 18:45
1.5 m 2.3 m 1.6 m 2.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals S 16

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Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

This Evening and Tonight:

Low cloud continues to feed mist, patchy fog and drizzle across Orkney. Cloudy too across Shetland, but mainly dry here. Fresh to strong southeast winds continue. Minimum Temperature 11 °C.

Wednesday:

Another cloudy day, but brighter than Tuesday, particularly across Orkney. Dry too, but breezy with strong southeasterly winds, near gale force in the evening over Orkney. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Strong southeasterly winds on Thursday and Friday with rain at times, turning heavy late Friday. Drier with lighter winds and sunny spells on Saturday.

Updated at: 1706 on Tue 26 Sep 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.