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Friday 28 July

High Low High Low
01:30 08:00 14:06 19:59
3.1 m 0.5 m 2.7 m 1.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SSE 12

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Saturday 29 July

High Low High Low
02:20 08:42 14:58 20:40
2.9 m 0.8 m 2.5 m 1.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain S 12

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Sunday 30 July

High Low High Low
03:14 09:27 15:53 21:28
2.7 m 1.0 m 2.4 m 1.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SE 9

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Monday 31 July

High Low High Low
04:15 10:23 16:56 22:38
2.5 m 1.1 m 2.3 m 1.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day SSE 7

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Tuesday 1 August

High Low High
05:25 11:31 18:06
2.4 m 1.3 m 2.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals S 8

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Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Today:

A mainly dry and bright day, with patchy cloud allowing plenty of sunshine, especially over Shetland. There is a risk of the odd shower, mainly in the afternoon over Orkney. Moderate south or southeasterly winds. Maximum Temperature 17 °C.

Tonight:

Mainly dry, with a risk of the odd shower, again mainly over Orkney, with the best bright spells for Shetland. Then clear spells overnight, and maybe an isolated shower. Minimum Temperature 8 °C.

Saturday:

Another day of patchy cloud, with plenty of sunny spells, and just a low risk of the odd shower, most likely for Orkney. Maximum Temperature 17 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Mainly dry through the period, with variable amounts of cloud allowing sunny spells, and the odd shower possible. Light or moderate winds.

Updated at: 0421 on Fri 28 Jul 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.