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Marwick

Monday 29 May

Low High Low
07:03 13:03 19:18
0.3 m 3.0 m 0.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast ESE 8
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Tuesday 30 May

High Low High Low
01:21 07:55 14:03 20:09
3.0 m 0.4 m 2.8 m 1.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SSW 10
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Wednesday 31 May

High Low High Low
02:18 08:55 15:11 21:05
2.9 m 0.6 m 2.6 m 1.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals WNW 18
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Thursday 1 June

High Low High Low
03:26 10:00 16:25 22:13
2.7 m 0.7 m 2.5 m 1.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SE 19
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Friday 2 June

High Low High Low
04:39 11:08 17:38 23:27
2.6 m 0.8 m 2.4 m 1.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 11
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Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Today:

It will be a dry day, and while there will be a good deal of cloud, a few bright or sunny intervals may break through here and there. It will be a little cooler again but winds will be light. Maximum Temperature 12 °C.

Tonight:

It will remain cloudy, and after a dry start, some outbreaks of rain will develop across Orkney from mid evening then reaching Shetland overnight. Minimum Temperature 8 °C.

Tuesday:

A mainly cloudy day with some outbreaks of rain. Low cloud and mist will develop especially across Orkney and Fair Isle. Light winds. Maximum Temperature 13 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Wednesday and Thursday will be dry and bright with some sunshine, with light to moderate winds. Rain may reach Orkney on Friday.

Updated at: 0408 on Mon 29 May 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.